Lancaster Erie County, New York

Lancaster: Town in Erie County, New York

Lancaster locator map
Location of Lancaster on New York map.


Lancaster is a town located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,352 and a population density of 273 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,064 inhabitants.

The town was created 188 years ago in 1832.

Warren Hull House Aug 10 image
Warren Hull House Aug 10
Warren Hull House Aug 10 image


Lancaster is located at 42°54'2"N 78°40'13"W (42.9006100, -78.6703100).

Lancaster map


Lancaster forecast: Occasional rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Lancaster Quick Facts

Population : 10,064 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Erie County
Postal code : 14043, 14086, 14221
Phone Area Codes : 716
Area : 37.94 km2
Altitude : 2,336 feet / 712 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1833 (188 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:38:37 (21st October 2021)
Density : 265 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.86% (2010-2020)
Weather : 67℉ Occasional Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Lancaster decreased by 2.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,352 - census
2011 10,233 -1.16% estimation process
2012 10,207 -0.25% estimation process
2013 10,201 -0.06% estimation process
2014 10,191 -0.1% estimation process
2015 10,145 -0.45% estimation process
2016 10,121 -0.24% estimation process
2017 10,085 -0.36% estimation process
2018 10,093 0.08% estimation process
2019 10,085 -0.08% estimation process
2020 10,064 -0.21% estimation process

Lancaster zip code is 14086. County name: Erie, County fips: 36029

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People born in Lancaster (7)

People born in Lancaster, including George Hamlin Fitch, baseball player Iron Davis, NFL Player Hank A. Smith, you can see a list of people who born in Lancaster.

  • Ryan Vinz (American ice hockey player) he was born in 30/06/1985
  • Olive P. Lester (American academic) she was born in 19/12/1903
  • Julius Volker (American politician) he was born in 18/06/1903
  • Kristen Romano (Puerto Rican swimmer) she was born in 24/09/1999

Schools in Lancaster

College & universities near Lancaster, NY

Code Name City ZIP
485014 Empire Beauty School-Buffalo Cheektowaga (NY) 14225-5177

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster, NY

Code Name Address Type
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

Post offices near Lancaster

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lancaster Post Office Lancaster (NY) 14086

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 254,479 County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA
Amherst 120,809 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,452 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Mount Vernon 66,775 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
Hamburg 58,800 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,117 Town in Erie County, New York
Brighton 35,776 Town in Monroe County, New York, USA
Clarence 33,026 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Grand Island 21,767 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,632 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 14,947 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Depew 14,940 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Tonawanda 14,755 City in the state of New York, USA
Elma 11,752 City in New York, United States of America
Alden 9,911 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Ellicott 8,223 City in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lancaster distances to largest New York cities