county in New York, United States

Niagara County is in the Niagara Frontier region of New York.

Niagara Falls, after the snow falls


  • 1 Lockport — the county seat, known for its historic set of five canal locks
  • 2 Barker
  • 3 Gasport — old Erie Canal village named for the wells of coal gas that once dotted the surrounding region
  • 4 Lewiston — charming village tucked under the foot of the Niagara Escarpment where bed and breakfasts abound, also home to Artpark
  • 5 Middleport — another canal port
  • 6 Niagara Falls — the honeymoon capital of the world
  • 7 North Tonawanda — old 19th-century lumber port at the modern-day west end of the Erie Canal, with a restored downtown
  • 8 Olcott — a charming sleepy village on the Lake Ontario shore that was once a summer resort
  • 9 Wilson
  • 10 Youngstown — the northwesternmost community in the state, home to Old Fort Niagara

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  • A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 crosses the County from about 3:18PM local time. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico and Texas to Ohio then straddling the Canada–New England border.




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