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Niagara County, New York

Niagara County New York
US county information
NameNiagara County
StateNew York
SeatLockport
Largest cityNiagara Falls
US Area
Total Area1140 sq mi (2952.6 km2)
Land Area523 sq mi (1354.6 km2)
Water Area617 sq mi (1598 km2)
Population216469 (2010)
Density159.7/km2 (413.6/sq mi)
Founded1808

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Niagara County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 216,469. The county seat is Lockport. The county name is from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra; meaning the strait or thunder of waters. It is the location of Niagara Falls and Fort Niagara, and has many parks and lake shore recreation communities. In the Summer of 2008 Niagara County celebrated its 200th Birthday with the first town of the county, Town of Cambria.

Niagara County is part of the Buffalo - Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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