The city of Buffalo gets a lot of love in Western New York...as well it should, because it's awesome.

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Other nearby suburbs are very popular, such as Amherst, Orchard Park, and Hamburg, but that's not all Western New York has to offer.

There are so many great towns and villages scattered across the region. Just because they don't have a huge population or are a further drive from downtown Buffalo, doesn't mean they aren't worth visiting or even raising a family there.

We could go all day highlighting underrated towns or villages but here are nine of the most under-appreciated in Western New York.