It was established in 1892.
The city is best known for the magnificent waterfall after which it is known, drawing thousands of tourists each year.
People Born in Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls in People's Lives
Adelaide Kane: I visited here in 2014.
Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook: I was often here in 1909, when I was overseeing the building of the Horseshoe Falls Hydro Station - an enormous leap forward in engineering and energy production.
Olivia Culpo: I visited here in late 2013.
Rudyard Kipling: I traveled here in 1889, during a world tour of sorts through North America.
Sienna Miller: I traveled here to film scenes of the movie Camille in 2007.
Whitney Port: I visted here in 2012.