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Information about Amherst

The city of Amherst is located in the state of New York. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Amherst City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
: Williamsville 5573 population.
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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Amherst by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Amherst’s Administration

Address of Amherst mayorAmherstCity hall Amherst
5583 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221
United States

http://www.amherst.ny.us
city hall phone number+1 716-631-7000
city hall fax numberNot available
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Amherst NY official websitewww.amherst.ny.us
Amherst town mayorBarry A. Weinstein

Amherst town demography

Name of Amherst town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants122 366 population17 / 209
Amherst town population density2 286,6 pop/sq mi (882,9 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Amherst, NY

The town does not have a passport office but we suggest the following facilities near Amherst NY
Name Street Phone
WILLIAMSVILLE POST OFFICE5325 SHERIDAN DRIVE7165291412
TOWN OF TONAWANDA2919 DELAWARE AVENUE, ROOM 147168778800
TONAWANDA POST OFFICE96 SEYMOUR ST7167796806
CHEEKTOWAGA BRANCH POST OFFICE125 GALLERIA DRIVE7166814523
CHEEKTOWAGA TOWN CLERK3301 BROADWAY STREET7166863983
NORTH TONAWANDA POST OFFICE141 GOUNDRY ST7167996801
UB LAW LIBRARY211 OBRIEN HALL7166452204
BUFFALO WEST SIDE STATION POST OFFICE465 GRANT STREET7168834623
AMHERST BRANCH POST OFFICE5500 NORTH BAILEY AVENUE7168318651
NORTHSIDE STATION725 HERTEL AVE7168747007
BUFFALO POST OFFICE MAIN OFFICE WINDOW1200 WILLIAM STREET7168462300
ERIE COUNTY CLERK OF COURT - BUFFALO92 FRANKLIN ST.7168588785
BUFFALO NIAGARA SQ STATION POST OFFICE229 W GENESEE STREET7168564601
CENTRAL PARK POST OFFICE170 MANHATTAN AVE7168343215
BUFFALO CAYUGA BRANCH285 CAYUGA ROAD7166313729

Schools in Amherst NY

Elementary schools in Amherst

Heritage Heights Elementary School

District of Sweet Home Central School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 335

Maplemere Elementary School

District of Sweet Home Central School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 367

Smallwood Drive School

District of Amherst Central School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 652

Willow Ridge Elementary School

District of Sweet Home Central School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 328

Windermere Blvd School

District of Amherst Central School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 742

Middle schools in Amherst

Amherst Middle School

District of Amherst Central School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 669

Sweet Home Middle School

District of Sweet Home Central School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 703

High schools in Amherst

Amherst Central High School

District of Amherst Central School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 820

Sweet Home Senior High School

District of Sweet Home Central School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1034

Private schools in Amherst

Chc Learning Center

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 53

Christ The King Elementary School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 232

Jewish Heritage Day School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 108

Kadimah School Of Buffalo

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 52

Schools near Amherst

The top 3 most popular banks in Amherst

There are 20 bank branches in Amherst.
KeyBank National Association is the most popular bank in town with 6, followed by Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company with 5 and then Citizens Bank, National Association with 4.

Find below all banks in Amherst :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
KeyBank National Association6Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company5Limited Service Facility Office
Citizens Bank, National Association4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Northwest Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Five Star Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Evans Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Amherst

Amherst town administrative number

Amherst town code3602000
Amherst town postcode14221

Information about Amherst

Cities twinned with AmherstCurrently, the town Amherst isn’t twinned
Town’s namesake
VillageWilliamsville (5 573 population)
Natural parkAmherst isn't a part of any natural park

Amherst town territory

Amherst town area53,51 sq mi (138,60 km²)
Amherst town altitude594 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 42.9783
Longitude: -78.8
Latitude: 42° 58' 42'' North
Longitude: 78° 48' 0'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Amherst town’s neighbouring towns

Amherst neighbouring towns
TonawandaTonawandaPendleton
TonawandaNeighbouring townsCheektowaga
BuffaloCheektowagaCheektowaga
Amherst neighbouring towns
Tonawanda 7.8 kmCheektowaga 9.5 kmNorth Tonawanda 9.8 km
Buffalo 10.7 kmDepew 10.8 kmCanada Fort Erie 12.9 km
Pendleton 13 kmGrand Island 13.5 kmLancaster 13.8 km
Wheatfield 14.8 kmWest Seneca 15.8 kmClarence 16.9 km
Lackawanna 18 kmCambria 21.6 kmNiagara Falls 21.6 km
Niagara 21.7 kmElma 22 kmLockport 22.9 km
Newstead 23.5 kmOrchard Park 24.5 kmAlden 26.4 km

Distance between Amherst and country’s main cities

New York City : 478 kmLos Angeles : 3556 kmChicago : 741 km
Houston : 2083 kmPhiladelphia : 450 km closestPhoenix : 3068 km
San Antonio : 2314 kmSan Diego : 3517 kmDallas : 1937 km
San Jose : 3674 kmJacksonville : 1430 kmIndianapolis : 709 km
San Francisco : 3754 kmAustin : 2194 kmColumbus : 482 km

Hotel offers in Amherst

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Nearby hotel : Residence Inn Buffalo Amherst
Residence Inn Buffalo Amherst
Address : 100 Maple Road : 119 $US / 249 $US - 112
Neighbouring the Adubon Town Golf Park and Buffalo University, this hotel offers spacious guest suites with fully equipped kitchens. Facilities include a tennis court, outdoor pool area and free Wi-Fi.
Nearby hotel : DoubleTree by Hilton Buffalo-Amherst
DoubleTree by Hilton Buffalo-Amherst
Address : 10 Flint Road 187
Next to the University of Buffalo - North Campus and Interstate 290, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi and rooms that include a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a work desk. Boulevard Mall and the Walden Galleria Mall are nearby.
Nearby hotel : Buffalo/Amherst Courtyard by Marriott
Buffalo/Amherst Courtyard by Marriott
Address : 4100 Sheridan Drive : 111 $US / 224 $US - 108
Just minutes from Buffalo city centre, and about 3 miles (5 km) from Buffalo Niagara International Airport, this hotel offers comfort and convenience to every traveler.
Nearby hotel : Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo-Amherst
Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo-Amherst
Address : 1138 Millersport Highway 93
Close to many popular area attractions as well as Buffalo Niagara International Airport, this hotel provides many free services and all-suite accommodations furnished with full kitchens.
Nearby hotel : Red Roof Inn University of Buffalo Amherst
Red Roof Inn University of Buffalo Amherst
Address : 42 Flint Road : 51 $US / 130 $US - 108
Situated only minutes outside of downtown Amherst, New York, and just off Interstate 290, this conveniently located hotel offers comfortable accommodations, ideal whether in town for business or for pleasure.

Leisure and activities in the Amherst town’s surrounding area

Lockport Cave
to Lockport 23.1 km
Zoo
Buffalo Zoo
to Buffalo 6.1 km
Golf course
Grover Cleveland Golf Course
to Buffalo 2 km
Amherst Audubon Golf Course
to Buffalo 3 km
Delaware Park Course
to Buffalo 6.5 km
Evergreen Golf Club
to Buffalo 7.6 km
Brookfield Country Club
to Buffalo 11.3 km
Oakwood Golf Course
to Buffalo 12.9 km
Cazenovia Golf Course
to Buffalo 14.8 km
South Park Golf Course
to Buffalo 16.5 km
Rothland Golf Course
to Akron 21.3 km
The Links at Ivy Ridge
to Akron 21.7 km