Lockport, NY

The Lock City on the Erie Canal
Mayor Michelle Roman

Mayor Michelle Roman

Welcome to Lockport

The City of Lockport, NY grew from the banks of the 19th century engineering marvel, the Erie Canal. Today, Lockport is a friendly community with rich, historic roots. We seek to blend the old with the new to preserve the past as well as move ahead with the changing times.

Lockport, New York is located in the center of Niagara County approximately 18 miles east of Niagara Falls USA. Our website not only offers the important government and service information that business owners and residents seek, but we have also created a tourism section for visitors and locals alike. Explore Lockport attractions, Erie Canal activities, specialty shops, the Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, the Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride and so much more when you visit Lockport and take a walk through history.

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Code Blue in Effect Monday, Feb. 18

Code Blue in Effect Monday, Feb. 18

Due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted for Monday, Feb. 18, the City of Lockport Code Blue Warming Shelter is opening once again for city residents in need. The warming shelter, located at the Salvation Army at 50 Cottage St. in Lockport, will be open from 8...

Code Blue issued for Feb. 8-9

Code Blue issued for Feb. 8-9

Due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted for tonight, Feb. 8 and tomorrow, Feb. 9, the City of Lockport Code Blue Warming Shelter is again opening for city residents in need at the Salvation Army in Lockport. The warming shelter will be open from 8 p.m. to 8...

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Please be informed that due to the extreme cold weather temperatures forecasted for tonight ( 2/19), the Code Blue warming shelter will be open at the Salvation Army from 8pm-8am.

Any homeless person or individual without heat may spend the evening at the Salvation Army, 50 Cottage Street, where light refreshments and cot/blankets are available to ensure that all are comfortable and safe. Doors are locked at 10pm (police may escort individuals until midnight).
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Happy Presidents Day everyone. This holiday was originally established in 1885 in honor of President George Washington’s birthday, which was actually Feb. 22. ...

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Please be informed that due to the extreme cold weather temperatures forecasted for Monday night ( 2/18), the Code Blue warming shelter will be open at the Salvation Army from 8pm-8am.

Any homeless person or individual without heat may spend the evening at the Salvation Army – 50 Cottage Street – where light refreshments and cot/blankets are available to ensure that all are comfortable and safe. Doors are locked at 10pm (police may escort individuals until midnight).
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