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Amherst

Amherst, tops list of safe cities. In the Safe City sweepstakes, repeats are the order of the day. That is good news for Amherst, N.Y., which, for the second year in a row, has been named America’s safest city. The largest and most populous suburb of Buffalo, New York, the town of Amherst encompasses the village of Williamsville. Amherst is home to the north campus of the University at Buffalo, the graduate campus of Medaille College, a satellite campus of Bryant & Stratton College, and Daemen College.

Amherst is among the top ten American cities (with a population greater than 50,000) in average yearly snowfall. It has or is proximity to many parks, shopping and restaurants.


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