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Welcome to Sardinia, NY


The town of Sardinia is in the southeast corner of Erie County, bordered to the north by Holland, to the east by Wyoming County (town of Arcade), to the south by Cattaraugus Creek and Cattaraugus County (town of Yorkshire), and to the west by Concord. Kissing Bridge Ski Area, popular in the winter, is in the community of Glenwood. Sardinia has only about 2,800 residents, making it one of the least-populated towns in the county. The population centers are in the hamlets of Sardinia, Protection and Chaffee.


For grocery shopping, there’s a Tops Friendly Market store on West Main Street in Arcade, just five miles east. The closest Wegmans supermarket is about 32 miles northwest, in Blasdell. For retail shopping, there’s a Walmart Supercenter in Yorkshire, about three miles east, and another Walmart in Springville, about nine miles west. 

Recreation & Entertainment

Kissing Bridge Ski Area, a popular tourist spot, is in the hamlet of Glenwood, which straddles Sardinia and Colden. This is a mostly rural town, where outdoor activities like hunting and fishing are the main forms of entertainment. More choices are just a short drive away. 

Transportation & Traffic

Route 39 heads east-west through Sardinia. Route 16, on the east edge of town, is the main north-south highway.

Pros & Cons

Sardinia is very rural, with one of the smallest populations in Erie County. Hence, there’s plenty of wide-open space for outdoor activities. Kissing Bridge Ski Area is a popular attraction. The town of Arcade, in neighboring Wyoming County, has several attractions and places to shop.