About Elma, New York
For other places with this name, see Elma.Coordinates: 42°49?17?N 78°38?13?W? / ?42.82139°N 78.63694°W? / 42.82139; -78.63694Elma is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 11,317 at the 2010 census. The town is named after a type of tree.The Town of Elma is located in the north-central part of the county, east of Buffalo, New York. Because of its location, Elma likes to refer to itself as the "heart of Erie County."