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Busti, New York
Census-designated place
Country USA
State New York
County Chautauqua
Town Busti
Area
 • Total 2.26 sq mi (5.86 km2)
 • Land 2.26 sq mi (5.86 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,368 ft (417 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 391
 • Density 173/sq mi (66.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-11440
GNIS feature ID 0945336

Busti is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Busti in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 391 at the 2010 census, out of a total population in the town of 7,351.

Geography

Busti hamlet is located east of the geographic center of the town of Busti, well south of the main settlements in the town, which are along Chautauqua Lake in the north. The hamlet is centered on a five-way intersection of Busti-Sugar Grove Road (departing southwest), Mill Road (southeast), Busti-Stillwater Road (east), Forest Avenue (northeast), and Southwestern Drive (northwest). The city of Jamestown is 5 miles (8 km) to the northeast up Forest Avenue.

The hamlet sits in a valley on the north side of Stillwater Creek, an east-flowing tributary of Conewango Creek, part of the Allegheny River watershed. According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 2.3 square miles (5.9 km2), all land.


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