Buffalo Niagara Region

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Buffalo Niagara Region
Niagara Falls, New York from Skylon Tower.jpg
The North Tonawanda side of Gateway Harbor during a summer Canal Concert.jpg
Buffalo Niagara Region within New York State
Buffalo Niagara Region within New York State
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
Major cities
 • Metro
5,413 sq mi (14,020 km2)
Highest elevation2,548 ft (777 m)
 (July 1, 2016 estimate)
 • Eight-county region1.54 million
 • Density284/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

The Buffalo Niagara Region is an economic region that is part of the Great Lakes region of North America, comprising much of Western New York in the United States. The Regional Institute of the University at Buffalo has defined the region as including the eight westernmost counties in New York.

The 8 counties in the region, as defined by Invest Buffalo Niagara, are:[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Buffalo Niagara - Buffalo Niagara Region". www.buffaloniagara.org. Retrieved 2017-09-08.

Coordinates: 43°00′N 79°00′W / 43.000°N 79.000°W / 43.000; -79.000