Niagara County

Niagara County, New York

PO Box 461
Lockport, NY 14095
Phone: (716) 439-7022
Fax: (716) 439-7066

In northwestern corner of NY on Lake Ontario; organized Mar 11, 1808 from Genesee County. Name Origin: For the Niagara River, which forms its western border

Area (sq mi):: 1139.83 (land 522.95; water 616.89) Population per square mile: 415.00
Population 2005: 217,008 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 219,846 (White 90.00%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,219; median household $38,136; Population below poverty level: 10.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,499-$26,033
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Niagara Falls (53,708)
  • North Tonawanda (32,188)
  • Lockport County seat (21,504)

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    2 seed Troy Keller of Niagara County, NY, who went on to win the championship.
    Additional delays resulted from a variety of problems: discovery material was not provided by the prosecution in a timely manner, transcripts from court reporters were delayed; and even destroyed paperwork at the Niagara County Jail, where Tigano was being detained.
    While a majority of state parks do not charge this time of year the few parks that do such as Niagara Falls in Niagara County, Walkway Over the Hudson in Dutchess and Ulster counties, Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Westchester County, Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County, Connetquot River State Park Preserve and Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Suffolk County and others are waiving the standard vehicle entry fee for Black Friday, November 24.
    The Niagara County Health Department has called on the state to force CWM Chemical Services to clean up a pond near the company's hazardous waste landfill because some nuclear waste may be exposed.
    Abraham, attorney for Niagara County, the Town of Lewiston and the villages of Lewiston and Youngstown.
    Niagara County SPCA in upstate New York calls itself the "'little shelter that could.
    com)-- Precision Health Care has announced that Mount St Mary's Hospital's Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Lewiston, NY is the first center in the Niagara County to receive full National Accreditation with the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).
    By 1973, with Plan 21 operative and glowingly praised by key public officials, (58) Bloneva, who had been employed by the Niagara County Welfare Office since 1964 and who was perceptive of human needs and concerns, articulated some of the problems that still remained for the Black Niagarans.
    The Cornerstone CFCU Arena will be a lasting community resource that will anchor the ongoing rebirth of the Erie Canal corridor in downtown Lockport and improve the lives of residents throughout Niagara County for decades to come," said Dave Nemi, chair of Cornerstone CFCU board of directors.
    Seneca will serve as the foundation shipper for TGP's Niagara Expansion Project, which is designed to provide transportation from the Marcellus Shale to TGP's interconnect with TransCanada Pipeline in Niagara County, NY, to serve growing markets in eastern Canada.
    This is a necessary part of our economy in Niagara County.
    Erie County District Attorney's Office: $120,700; Monroe County District Attorney's Office: $125,000; * Niagara County District Attorney's Office: $152,100;.