Top 12 Ways You Know You're From Niagara County

Buffalo Culture


Written by Step Out Staff

Published on November 13, 2020

The City of Lockport / Photo x The City of Lockport Facebook

Ahh Niagara County, home of a world wonder (if you ask us), fields, farms, wineries, and the shores of Lake Ontario. Did you know you can even see the Toronto skyline from certain spots on a clear day? #claimtofame
Here are the top 12 ways you know you’re from Niagara County, hand-picked from hundreds of submissions from our followers on Instagram and Facebook.
Check out the rest of our “You Know You’re From WNY When…” series for more hilarious comments from our followers.


1. When pizza oven or lock city pizza is a very passionate debate💯

Submitted by @buffalovebirds on Instagram


2. When you can visit the seventh wonder of the world, Niagara Falls, anytime you want.

Submitted by @ms_judi_food_truck on Instagram

3. That fresh air smell is cow manure

Submitted by @kaitchapman on Instagram


4. It’s a blizzard in Erie county and as soon as you cross over the county line it’s green grass and sunshine no matter the season.


5. Kids have no idea what a snow day is. 

Submitted by @nickatier_carbs on Instagram


6. You can see Toronto at night/clear day

Submitted by @nickatier_carbs on Instagram

7. When someone talks about “the south towns” and you nod and pretend you know where that is.

Submitted by @gui.le.flea on Instagram

8. Everything you order at Reids is “with sauce.”

Submitted by @toobitttoquit on Instagram


9. You get your pizza with sweet sauce.

Submitted by @toobitttoquit on Instagram

10. You fill up your gas tank when you have to go to Hamburg and act like it will take hours

Submitted by @cawiech on Instagram


11. There are four seasons from June to October Strawberries, Corn, Peaches and Apples.

Submitted by Greg Daigler on Facebook

12. When you know exactly where the original DiCamillos Bakery is located.

Submitted by Danielle O’Donnell Cullen on Facebook


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Written by Step Out Staff

A group of Step Out Buffalo team members worked together to create this post from research and writing to editing and imagery. Thanks for reading!

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