Grand Island Homes

Grand Island is situated in the northwest corner of Erie county in New York. The town has a total area of 33.3 square miles and it completely located on the island of Grand Island. Grand Island is just north of Buffalo and south of Niagara Falls. There are two sets of bridges that link Grand Island to the Town of Tonawanda (South Grand Island Bridge) and to the City of Niagara Falls (North Grand Island Bridge).

Major points of interest on Grand Island include: Beaver Island State park, Buckhort Island State Park, Grand Island Nike Base, Grand Island Rod & Gun Club, Martin’s Fantasy Island, River Lea Farmhouse, Veterans Park and Woods Creek.
Communities within Grand Island include: Falconwood, Ferry Village, Hennepin Road, Oakfield, Sheenwater, Grandyle Village, Sandy Beach, Fairview Court, and Sour Springs Grove.

Schools on Grand Island include: Grand Island High School, Veronica E. Connor Middle School, William M. Kaegebein Elementary School, Huth Road Elementary School, Charlotte Sidway Elementary School and St. Stephen’s School.


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Observations of For Sale By Owner

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Provided by Mint.com For more information call Colleen Kulikowski (716) 650-0051   Thinking of selling your Western New York home? Interested in finding out the current market value of your single family home, condo or investment property? Then call www.BestBuffaloHomes.com at (716) 650-0051 to discuss what is happening in today’s […]


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