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A quaint, thriving suburb of Buffalo, Elma, N.Y., is a fantastic place for urban professionals with young families looking for homes for rent. Mixing excellent schools, proximity to world-renowned scenery and an array of shopping and recreation options, Elma has earned its reputation as a great place to live.

Interesting Facts Elma Renters Should Know

  • Incorporated in 1857, Elma was named for a tall Elm tree growing in the town at the time. It's in Erie County.
  • Public transit options aren't far from Elma. Buffalo is about a 20-minute drive or a 45-minute bus ride away. From there, transportation choices include train service via Amtrak, bus service through the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and air transit from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.
  • Students from kindergarten through 12th grade are served by the Iroquois Central School District. Local institutions of higher learning include Canisius College, Erie Community College and Empire State College.

Great Resources for Renters in Elma

  • Elma's official website is the best first stop for new residents. Make sure to check outs its news and announcements, calendar, and local business information sections.
  • There are a variety of local news outlets providing coverage of stories important to Elma residents, including the Buffalo News and Buffalo Rising, which also keeps a great calendar of community social and cultural events.

Things to Do in and Around Elma

Elma is a great place to play golf - Elma Meadows, the Lancaster Golf and Country Club and the East Aurora Country Club all offer courses to test out your game. The Elma Village Shopping Center offers a number of local shops and places for residents to congregate, while the more ambitious can head to Buffalo, which offers attractions such as the Buffalo Zoo and Buffalo Museum of Science to satisfy natural and scientific curiosity. The world-famous Niagara Falls is close enough for a day trip or weekend getaway.

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Fox Brook Townhomes

Fox Brook Townhomes

Hamburg, NY 14075 (13.63 miles)

Price: $725-$899

(716) 235-5303

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials

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Fox Brook Townhomes

Fox Brook Townhomes

Hamburg, NY 14075 (13.63 miles)

Price: $725-$899

(716) 235-5303

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Buffalo

Furnished Studio - Buffalo

Amherst, NY 14228 (13.93 miles)

Price: From $1,205

(855) 517-2281

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
GLENDALE- 2 BED /Uni Buff/Canisius Colleges/Daemen

GLENDALE- 2 BED /Uni Buff/Canisius Colleges/Daemen

Buffalo, NY 14214 (11.69 miles) (#136701)

Price: $640

(866) 412-4648

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Georgetown Apartments Of Amherst

Georgetown Apartments Of Amherst

Williamsville, NY 14221 (9.85 miles)

Price: $850-$1,500

(716) 748-6861

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials
Country Club Manor Apartments

Country Club Manor Apartments

Williamsville, NY 14221 (9.63 miles)

Price: $850-$1,135

(716) 608-3042

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Regency Court Apartments

Regency Court Apartments

Orchard Park, NY 14127 (9.37 miles)

Price: From $710

(716) 243-3340

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Hallmark Village Apartments

Hallmark Village Apartments

Hamburg, NY 14075 (11.54 miles)

Price: $745-$1,015

(716) 243-3332

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Raintree Island

Raintree Island

Tonawanda, NY 14150 (15.42 miles)

Price: From $730

(716) 243-3336

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Quakertowne Apartments

Quakertowne Apartments

Orchard Park, NY 14127 (6.25 miles)

Price: $830-$1,005

(716) 235-5312

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Armor Heights

Armor Heights

Orchard Park, NY 14127 (10.86 miles)

Price: $775-$835

(716) 243-3338

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
The Glen

The Glen

Amherst, NY 14221 (9.13 miles)

Price: $1,350-$1,940

(716) 462-4931

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Bell Tower 55+ Apartments

Bell Tower 55+ Apartments

Cheektowaga, NY 14227 (4.05 miles)

Price: $790-$840

(716) 235-5311

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Emerson Square

Emerson Square

Amherst, NY 14226 (12.75 miles)

Price: From $885

(716) 608-3050

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Boulevard Towers

Boulevard Towers

Amherst, NY 14226 (13.33 miles)

Price: From $760

(716) 235-5301

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Belesario and Bellasara

The Belesario and Bellasara

Buffalo, NY 14202 (12.07 miles)

Price: $1,260-$2,570

(716) 748-6103

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Campus Manor

Campus Manor

Amherst, NY 14226 (10.89 miles)

Price: From $795

(716) 243-3331

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Idylwood Resort Apartments

Idylwood Resort Apartments

Cheektowaga, NY 14227 (6.98 miles)

Price: From $737

(716) 235-5309

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Paradise Lane Apartments

Paradise Lane Apartments

Tonawanda, NY 14150 (15.24 miles)

Price: $790-$875

(716) 243-3341

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Big Tree Manor

Big Tree Manor

Orchard Park, NY 14127 (9.26 miles)

Price: $765-$840

(716) 202-8314

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials

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