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Amherst town

Located in the New York region, Amherst is a town and its area, population and various key information is listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the city hall Amherst at the address and times indicated on this page or contact the town hall’s reception by phone or by email depending on your preference or the information available.

Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Amherst by United States Cities and Towns the 1 January 2018

Amherst mayor

Address of Amherst mayorAmherstCity hall Amherst
5583 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221
United States

Work+1 716-631-7000
http://www.amherst.ny.us
city hall phone number()716) 631-7000
International: +1 716-631-7000
city hall fax number
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city hall official websitewww.amherst.ny.us

Amherst town administration

Amherst town mayorBarry A. Weinstein

Amherst town administrative number

Amherst town code3602000
Amherst town postcode14221

Amherst town

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

Schools in Amherst

NameAmherst Central High School
Phone(716) 362-8100
Address4301 Main St, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : 9
High grade : 12
School level : High
NameAmherst Middle School
Phone(716) 362-7100
Address55 Kings Hwy, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : 6
High grade : 8
School level : Middle
NameChc Learning Center
Phone(716) 831-8422
Address1085 Eggert Rd, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : yes
Low grade : PK
High grade : K
School level : Private
NameChrist The King Elementary School
Phone(716) 839-0473
Address2 Lamarck Dr, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : yes
Low grade : PK
High grade : 8
School level : Private
NameHeritage Heights Elementary School
Phone(716) 250-1525
Address2545 Sweet Home Rd, 14228 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : K
High grade : 5
School level : Elementary
NameJewish Heritage Day School
Phone(716) 568-0226
Address411 John James Audubon Pkwy, 14228 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : yes
Low grade : PK
High grade : 8
School level : Private
NameKadimah School Of Buffalo
Phone(716) 836-6903
Address1085 Eggert Rd, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : yes
Low grade : PK
High grade : 8
School level : Private
NameMaplemere Elementary School
Phone(716) 250-1550
Address236 E Maplemere Rd, 14221 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : K
High grade : 5
School level : Elementary
NameSmallwood Drive School
Phone(716) 362-2100
Address300 Smallwood Dr, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : K
High grade : 5
School level : Elementary
NameSweet Home Middle School
Phone(716) 250-1450
Address4150 Maple Rd, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : 6
High grade : 8
School level : Middle
NameSweet Home Senior High School
Phone(716) 250-1203
Address1901 Sweet Home Rd, 14228 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : 9
High grade : 12
School level : High
NameWillow Ridge Elementary School
Phone(716) 250-1575
Address480 Willow Ridge Dr, 14228 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : K
High grade : 5
School level : Elementary
NameWindermere Blvd School
Phone(716) 362-4100
Address291 Windermere Blvd, 14226 Amherst (New York)
DataPrivate : no
Low grade : PK
High grade : 5
School level : Elementary

Schools near Amherst

Amherst map

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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 demography

Name of Amherst town’s inhabitants (demonym)
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants122 366 population17 / 209
Amherst town population density2 286,6 pop/sq mi (882,9 pop/km²)

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

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 the banks locations in Amherst :

Bank's name Address Service Type
KeyBank National Association4020 Sheridan DriveFull Service Brick and Mortar Office
Manufacturers and Traders Trust CompanyUniversity Plaza, 3500 Main StreetLimited Service Facility Office
Citizens Bank, National Association3180 Sheridan DriveFull Service Brick and Mortar Office
Northwest Bank3150 Sheridan DriveFull Service Brick and Mortar Office
Five Star Bank5491 Sheridan DriveFull Service Brick and Mortar Office
Evans Bank, National Association3388 Sheridan DriveFull Service Brick and Mortar Office

Hotel in Amherst and its surroundings

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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.

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