Elma, New York

Elma is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 11,721 at the 2020 census.[2] The town is named after the American elm tree.

For other places with this name, see Elma.
Elma, New York
Nickname(s): 

The Heart of Erie County
Location in Erie County and New York.
Location of New York in the United States
Coordinates: 42°49′17″N 78°38′13″W
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyErie County
Settlement1827
Incorporated1857
Named forThe American Elm
Government
  SupervisorWayne Clark (R)
  • Michael Nolan (R)
  • James Malczewski (R)
  • Tracy W. Petrocy (R)
  • Thomas M. Fallon (R)
Area
  Total34.53 sq mi (89.44 km2)
  Land34.52 sq mi (89.41 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total11,721
  Density341.88/sq mi (132.00/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
14059
Area code716
FIPS code36-029-24130
FIPS code36-24130
GNIS feature ID0978937
Websitewww.elmanewyork.com

Elma is in the county's central area, southeast of Buffalo.


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