Fun Facts About Buffalo, NY
Buffalo is known as the City of Good Neighbors.
Buffalo is one of only three cities in the US with a radial street pattern.
Buffalo is known as the largest flour milling city in the world.
The Herschell Carousel Factory Museum is the only surviving historical carousel factory in the world still open to the public. In North Tonawanda, there were once four carousel factories where thousands of carousels were produced. There are less than 150 all wood carousels left in the world. One is housed in The Herschell Carousel Factory Museum.
The Hotel Buffalo was the first hotel in the world to feature a private bath in each room
In 1886, Buffalo became the first city with electrically lit streets.
The Guaranty Building was one of the first steel supported buildings in the world and one of the world’s first real skyscrapers.
Buffalo is known as the City of Trees due to the vast amount of parks.
Buffalo’s city parks system was built by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead.
Two US presidents, Millard Fillmore and Grover Cleveland were from Buffalo.
Area Codes: 716
Zip Codes: 14201, 14202, 14203, 14204, 14205, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14210, 14211, 14212, 14213, 14214, 14215, 14216, 14218, 14220, 14222, 14223, 14233, 14240, 14260, 14263, 14264, 14265, 14267, 14269, 14270, 14272, 14273, 14276, 14280
Nearby Cities: West Seneca, NY; Lackawanna, NY; Kenmore, NY; Cheektowaga, NY; Tonawanda, NY; Depew, NY; Hamburg, NY; North Tonawanda, NY; Lancaster, NY; Niagara Falls, NY; Lockport, NY