About Amherst, NY

As Buffalo’s largest suburb, Amherst, NY is home to more than 122,000 residents. Located along the Erie Canal, the city is renowned for its many historic homes, summer festivals and as the home of the University of Buffalo’s North Campus. In 2010, “CNN” named Amherst as one of the safest cities in the United States to live. Further, in both 2011 and 2012, Amherst was named among the best places for young people to live by America’s Promise Alliance.

It’s easy to get around Amherst. The city sits at the junction of I-490, I-290 and I-90. For longer trips, the city is within a 30-minute drive of Buffalo International Airport, where you can get non-stop flights to more than numerous cities around the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Amherst residents don’t have to worry about access to quality health care. Millard FIllmore Suburban Hospital is located right in the city. In addition, nearby Buffalo General Medical Center receives high marks from “US News and World Report” magazine.

For recreation, Amherst offers two public rec centers, a public swimming pool and beach, an ice skating rink, more than a dozen parks and numerous public and private golf courses.

School age residents of Amherst attend one of three highly reputable school districts that serve the city–Williamsville Central School District, Amherst Central School District and Sweet Home Central School District.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of buying a home or condo in Amherst, NY, contact me today.

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