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Glenwood, New York
is a small, unincorporated hamlet
A hamlet is usually a rural settlement which is too small to be considered a village, though sometimes the word is used for a different sort of community. Historically, when a hamlet became large enough to justify building a church, it was then classified as a village...
in southern Erie County
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, New York
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. Straddling the Towns of Sardinia
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Colden is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 3,323 at the 2000 census. The town derives its name from John Caldwalder D. Colden, a state senator.The Town of Colden is an interior town in the south part of the county...
, it lies on New York State Route 240
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and includes such places as Sprague Brook Park and the well-known Kissing Bridge Ski Area.
While it has a post office (zip code 14069), it does not have a flashing light. Other communities include Pratham Road, and Crane Ridge.
Although primarily a tourist destination, Glenwood has two year round restaurants/bars--The Pizza Glen and The Last Run.