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Amherst, NY, is one of the most popular suburbs of Buffalo, and the second largest in Western New York, with a population of approximately 130,000. It is the most populous town in New York State outside of the NYC metropolitan area. Amherst has been voted multiple times as one of America’s “safest” cities, offering a wealth of year-round recreational, historical, entertainment, and culinary attractions for everyone. The area’s proximity to major highways including the I-90, I-290, I-990 and NY-33, makes travel to/from work and weekend getaways both convenient and enjoyable. Residents can enjoy the attractions of downtown Buffalo’s Inner and Outer Harbors to the west, and Niagara Falls, one of the world’s seven wonders, just 20 minutes to the north.
Amherst is home to the world-renowned State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as many other well-regarded educational institutions. The area offers a wealth of commercial shopping and dining outlets for everyday living, along with proximity to an abundance of parks, natural preserves, walking and biking trails, including the Western New York Land Conservancy, Ellicott Creek, and the Amherst Bike Path. Comfortable, year-round temperatures and the beauty of the four seasons, make Amherst a perfect place to build your new Essex home.