Our name, Cheektowaga, is derived from an Erie-Seneca Indian word meaning “land of the crabapple.” We invite you to learn more about our family-friendly and culturally diverse community and then come see for yourself all we have to offer. We’re sure you’ll find Cheektowaga to be a town with a quality of life that is second to none!
As One of the largest towns in New York State, Cheektowaga is centrally located in Western New York. We are a first-ring suburb of the City of Buffalo, with a population of about 89,877 residents, as determined by the 2020 US Census. The Village of Sloan and a portion of the Village of Depew are located within our borders.