|Area||38. Administrative divisions of New York State differ from those in certain other countries and most U The United States of America —commonly referred to as the New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous County of Erie, commonly referred to as Erie County, is a county located in the U 6 sq mi (100 km²)|
|- land||38. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 5 sq mi (99. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 7 km²)|
|- water||0. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 1 sq mi (0. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 3 km²), 0. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 26%|
|- elevation||866 ft (264 m)|
|Density||716 /sq mi (276. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 4 /km²)|
|Supervisor||Mary Travers Murphy (2007)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
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Location of Orchard Park in Erie County
Location of Orchard Park in New York
Location of New York in the United States
|Website : http://www.orchardparkny.org|
Orchard Park is a town in Erie County, New York in the United States. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during Area code 716 is an area code that used to dominate Western New York until the new area code of 585 was split off for the Rochester Area in 2002 Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan County of Erie, commonly referred to as Erie County, is a county located in the U New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The population was 27,637 at the 2000 census.
Within the Town of Orchard Park is a village also named Orchard Park. Orchard Park is a Village in Erie County, New York, United States. Orchard Park is one of the "Southtowns" of Erie County and is south of the city of Buffalo, New York. Buffalo (ˈbʌfəloʊ is the second largest city in New York State. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous
The town was originally a settlement of Quakers around 1803.
The town was separated from the Town of Hamburg in 1850 and was first named the "Town of Ellicott," after Joseph Ellicott, an agent of the Holland Land Company. Hamburg is a Town in Erie County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 census the town had a total population of 56259 For other people with the surname Ellicott, see there Joseph Ellicott ( November 1, 1760 - August 19, The Holland Land Company was a purchaser of the western two-thirds of the western New York land tract known as the Phelps and Gorham Purchase. Within months, the name was changed to the "Town of East Hamburgh". Around 1934, the town was renamed Orchard Park after its principal settlement.
In the early 1900's a large fire burned down most of the central part of the village of Orchard Park around South Buffalo Street.
Orchard Park is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 6 square miles (99. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 9 km²), of which, 38. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 5 square miles (99. 7 km²) of it is land and 0. 1 square miles (0. 2 km²) of it (0. 18%) is water.(42. 762159, -78. 741405)
US 219 passes through the west part of the town and forms junctions with US 20A (Quaker Street) and NY 179 (Milestrip Road). Within the US state of New York, US Route 219 spans from the Pennsylvania state line in the south to the Buffalo suburbs in the US Route 20A is an east-west Alternate route of US Route 20 stretching 83 New York State Route 179 is a short but busy State highway located south of Buffalo in Erie County, New York.
US 20 (Southwestern Boulevard) passes through the north part of the town and forms a junction with NY 277 and NY 240 (Orchard Park Road). US Route 20 is the longest surface road in New York. Its 372-mile (599 km segment in the state begins at the Pennsylvania state line near New York State Route 277 is a State highway in New York, USA. New York State Route 240 is a long State highway in Western New York, United States.
As of the census of 2000, there were 27,637 people, 10,277 households, and 7,656 families residing in the town. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 717. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7 people per square mile (277. 1/km²). There were 10,644 housing units at an average density of 276. 4/sq mi (106. 7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97. 57% White, 0. 48% Black or African American, 0. 15% Native American, 1. 06% Asian, 0. 02% Pacific Islander, 0. 17% from other races, and 0. 56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. 96% of the population.
There were 10,277 households out of which 33. 7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64. 3% were married couples living together, 7. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25. 5% were non-families. 22. 1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10. 3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 62 and the average family size was 3. 09.
In the town the population was spread out with 25. 2% under the age of 18, 5. 7% from 18 to 24, 25. 6% from 25 to 44, 26. 8% from 45 to 64, and 16. 6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92. 6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87. 7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $59,762, and the median income for a family was $71,552. Males had a median income of $51,341 versus $31,429 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,692. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 1. 4% of families and 3. 2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 5% of those under age 18 and 3. 8% of those age 65 or over.
The Orchard Park Central School District has four elementary schools (Eggert, Ellicott, South Davis, and Windom), the Orchard Park Middle School, and the Orchard Park High School. Orchard Park High School is located at 4040 Baker Road Orchard Park, New York. The mascot for the Orchard Park School District is the Quaker.
Bryant and Stratton College is located in Orchard Park. Bryant & Stratton College is a proprietary college with campuses in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Erie Community College (ECC) is at the western town line. Erie Community College is a two-year Community college that is part of the 64-campus SUNY system
Orchard Park also has a number of Catholic schools.
The annual Quaker Arts Festival, an outdoor art and craft show, is held each year on the picturesque campus of the Orchard Park Middle School on the third weekend of September. It was organized in the 1960s by Orchard Parkers John Coleman of The Suburban Press and Chet Seymour of the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, and was originally held on the grounds of the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church. In its early days, the festival was cosponsored by the newspaper and the church. The festival is now cosponsored by the Orchard Park Jaycees and The Southtowns Citizen, successor to The Suburban Press.
Since 1985, under the direction of the Orchard Park Council of the Arts, local businesses and the Town of Orchard Park sponsor free outdoor musical entertainment throughout the summer at the Pavilion bandstand on the grounds of the Middle School.
Organized in 1949, the Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra, composed of more than 70 volunteer musicians, performs four regular concerts each year in the Middle School Auditorium.
Orchard Park is home to a Duff's Famous Wings.
Ralph Wilson Stadium, the home stadium of the NFL Buffalo Bills is located in Orchard Park. Ralph Wilson Stadium is a football Stadium located in the town of Orchard Park, a suburb of Buffalo New York. The National Football League ( NFL) is the largest professional American football league. The Buffalo Bills are a professional American football team based in the Buffalo New York Metropolitan area, playing seven of their home games in the suburb
The 1993 and 1994 Orchard Park Little League Baseball team won the New York State Championship. Little League Baseball is the name of a Non-profit organization in the United States which organizes local children's leagues of baseball and Softball
The Orchard Park Little League (http://www.opll.org) has baseball and softball divisions at all levels
The Orchard Park Starz girl's travel softball program ( http://www.orchardparkstarz.com) is made up exclusively by Orchard Park players and competes in the Metro Girl's Softball Association