Wheatfield, NY is considered to be a part of the Buffalo-Niagara Metro Area. Population at the 2010 census was 18,117. Presently, it is considered to be one of the fastest growing towns in New York State, the fastest growing town in Western New York. The name stems from the agricultural use of the town lands, the growing of wheat. Soil of the Town is generally clay loam and somewhat difficult to cultivate, but heavy crops of wheat can be grown on the land, thus giving the Town its name – Wheatfield. The Town of Wheatfield was formed in 1836 from the Town of Niagara, situated in the southwest part of Niagara County.
Wheatfield is located adjacent to scenic Niagara Falls and the Canadian border.
The Town of Wheatfield has 8 public schools and 9 private schools, all with high ratings within the state. It also boasts a Charter School.
Colleges and Universities
The Town is ideally located near several popular New York State Universities. Highly acclaimed Niagara University is a very short drive from Wheatfield and is located on the Niagara Gorge overlooking the Niagara Power Plant. Within easy driving or commuting distance is the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo State College and the highly regarded Niagara Community College.
Recreation and Entertainment
Presently, the area’s chief entertainment is probably considered to be the Seneca-Niagara Casino located in Niagara Falls, NY. Three bridges link this western New York community to Canada where there is a wide variety of cultural and entertainment venues available. In the summertime, Lewiston, New York has Artpark, an outstanding theatre on the banks of the Lower Niagara River with theatre or outdoor seating available taking advantage of the magnificent view. Any season, this location is a desirable place to be, boating in the summer, skiing close-by in the winter and much to do any time.
Wheatfield Real Estate
Wheatfield offers a wide variety in real estate for sale for any price range needed whether it is a large home on spacious property, a modest home or a smaller starter home. Turning Key Realty realtors are informed and eager to help you find exactly what you need to fulfill your needs for the perfect home.
Selection of Wheatfield Homes For Sale