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Lancaster is a town located in Erie County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 39,019.
The Town of Lancaster was formed from the Town of Clarence, New York in 1833. Within the town is a village also called Lancaster. The Town and Village are currently exploring consolidation of governmental functions. Begining in early 1990's, the town entered a period of rapid growth. In 2003, the town and village police departments merged. It is home to Lancaster High School
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The Town and Village of Lancaster, New YorkInformation includes local events, town board meeting minutes, a trash pickup schedule, Chamber of Commerce, resources, history, and arial photos.