Located in New York, United States, the reservation of Tonawanda is situated in the Buffalo metropolitan area.
The character of Tonawanda is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. There are about 20 green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Ellicott Creek Park and Sheridan Park, and they are very well-located, making them easy to reach. This reservation is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to the railway line, Interstate 290 or Interstate 190.
Around three quarters of the dwellings in the reservation are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 70% of buildings in this part of the Buffalo metropolitan area, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this reservation took place pre-1960. This reservation offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
Primary as well as high schools are easy to walk to from any location in Tonawanda. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, the closest supermarket in Tonawanda is generally only a reasonably short walk away. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.
A car is a very good medium of transportation in Tonawanda. It is very easy to come across a parking spot, and many real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 290. On the other hand, the public transit service in Tonawanda is rather poor. Nevertheless, the reservation is served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. Walking is not very popular in Tonawanda, even though many common errands can be run without needing to use a car.