Swormville, New York facts for kids
Named after Adam Schworm, a prominent landowner and businessman who built a store on the Clarence side of Transit Road, Swormville has a population of 17,694. Swormville was originally dubbed "Schwormville," and has also been occasionally referred to as "Swormsville."
Bavarian and French immigrants began settling in the Swormville area during the late 1830s following a heavy migration of German people and the subsequent separation of Alden and Newstead. The Rev. John Neumann, a Catholic missionary, founded the "Parish of the Transit", now known as St. Mary's. He used to walk to Swormville from his headquarters in Williamsville.  Immigrants from Palma and Motavia began to settle here in the 1800s as well.
The community is bisected by Transit Road, NY Route 78, an important north-south highway.
Swormville is located in Western New York and is northeast of Buffalo.
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