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Elma Town

Erie County, New York

Elma Town Hall is located at 1600 Bowen Road, Elma NY 14059.
Phone: 716‑652‑3260.


Beginnings [1]

Elma was formed from Lancaster and Aurora, December 4, 1857. The first settler in the area is believed to have been Taber Earlle. In 1860 there were 2 churches (Presbyterian and Roman Catholic).

  1. French, J.H., Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the geography, Geology, and General History of the State ..., Ira J. Friedman Inc., Port Washington, NY 1860