Tonawanda(redirected from Tonawanda, New York)
Also found in: Wikipedia.
Tonawanda(tŏnəwŏn`də), city (1990 pop. 17,284), Erie co., NW N.Y., on the Niagara River at the terminus of the Erie Canal; inc. as a village 1854, as a city 1903. An industrial suburb of Buffalo and a lake port, Tonawanda is a commercial center and a transshipment point. Its manufactures include steel, office equipment, chemicals, paint, and plastics.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in the northeastern USA, in New York State; a northern industrial suburb of Buffalo. Population, 108,000 (1974). Tonawanda is a center of ferrous metallurgy and the metalworking industry.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.