Looking for the allure of an old-fashioned Main Street? Look no further than the Village of Williamsville, NY, situated northeast of the City of Buffalo. Incorporated in 1850, Williamsville has embraced its historic roots by maintaining the elegant charm of a small community by hosting a bevy of boutiques, cafes, gift shops and restaurants. In addition, Village residents enjoy easy access to the New York State Thruway to reach Downtown Buffalo, Buffalo-Niagara International Airport and all other Western New York communities.
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- The Village occupies a total area of 1.2 square miles, is primarily located within the Town of Amherst and has a population of approximately 5,300 residents.
- Ellicott Creek flows through the Village from south to north and falls over the Onondaga Escarpment at Glen Falls. The first water powered mill was built by Jonas Williams (the Village namesake) in 1811 and still stands next to Glen Park today.
- It is served by the Williamsville School District.
- Education in the district has consistently ranked at the top out of 97 public school districts in Western New York and among the top 2-3% public schools in the nation. It is also home to Erie Community College, a two-year community college that is part of the 64-campus State University of New York higher education system and the world-renowned State University of New York at Buffalo.
- Williamsville has several public and prestigious private golf courses, including the Country Club of Buffalo that has the notable distinction of being designed by legendary golf architect, Donald Ross.
- This close-knit community looks forward to an annual summer festival, Old Home Days. The four-day family event is held in Island Park, located directly on Main Street and attracts thousands who enjoy an old-fashioned parade, carnival rides and local food favorites.