Collins, NY

Collins is a town in Erie County…on the south border of the county and is considered to be one of the ‘Southtowns’ of Erie County. The population at the 2010 census was 6,601. The area was first settled in 1811. Many of the first settlers were Quakers, who intended to assist the local Native Americans. The town of Collins was formed March 6, 1821 from the town of Concord…. (Source: Wikipedia)

The town’s website contains a great deal of useful information. The About Us tab contains links to learn more about elected officials at all levels of government, schools, the town board, and more. The Departments tab contains links to the town board, town clerk, and town court, as well as information relevant to seniors and youth. For information about town events, follow the link to the Events page. Notices, alerts, and other important information is available at the News tab. The Community tab offers information about parks, youth recreation, and rural transit service. The Contact Us tab provides general contact information, as well as links to email town officials.

Town of Collins Youth Recreation has a Facebook page. It offers residents a chance to use social media to find updates about opportunities for youth in the town.

There is a branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library in Collins: the Town of Collins Public Library is on Main Street.