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DUNKIRK, NY COMMUNITY INFO
Dunkirk is a city located in Chautauqua County, New York. Dunkirk, NY is situated near Lake Erie, and is the westernmost city in the state of New York. The city of Dunkirk shares a border to the south with the village of Fredonia, and with the town of Dunkirk to the east and west. As of the 2014 U.S. Census, Dunkirk, NY has a population of 12,216.
Dunkirk, NY was settled by Europeans around 1805, and was officially incorporated as a city in 1880. During the 1900s, the Dunkirk Lighthouse at Point Gratiot was constructed. Soon after, Dunkirk, NY served as a small railroad and steamship hub along Lake Erie. Dunkirk also thrived as a steel town for Roebling throughout the 1950s.