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City
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Left to right from top: Buffalo panorama, Canalside, KeyBank Center, Old County Hall, Buffalo Savings Bank, Peace Bridge, Buffalo City Hall
Flag of Buffalo
Flag
Official seal of Buffalo
Seal
Nicknames: 
The Queen City, The City of Good Neighbors, The City of No Illusions, The Nickel City, Queen City of the Lakes, City of Light
Location within Erie County
Location within Erie County
Buffalo is located in New York
Buffalo
Buffalo
Location within the state of New York
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Buffalo is located in the United States
Buffalo
Buffalo
Location within the United States
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Coordinates: 42°54′17″N 78°50′58″W / 42.90472°N 78.84944°W / 42.90472; -78.84944Coordinates: 42°54′17″N 78°50′58″W / 42.90472°N 78.84944°W / 42.90472; -78.84944
Country  United States
State  New York
County Erie
First settled (village) 1789
Founded 1801
Incorporated (city) 1832
Government
 • Mayor Byron Brown (D)
 • City Council Buffalo Common Council
Area
 • City 52.5 sq mi (136.0 km2)
 • Land 40.6 sq mi (105.2 km2)
 • Water 11.9 sq mi (30.8 km2)
Elevation
600 ft (183 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 261,452
 • Estimate 
(2018)[1]
256,304
 • Density 6,436/sq mi (2,568/km2)
 • Urban
935,906 (US: 46th)
 • Metro
1,134,210 (US: 49th)
 • CSA
1,213,668 (US: 44th)
Demonyms Buffalonian
Time zone UTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−04:00 (EDT)
ZIP Code
142XX
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-11000
GNIS feature ID 0973345
Website www.city-buffalo.com