I have a unique perspective when it comes to the northtowns and southtowns in Western New York.

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The southtowns include Orchard Park, West Seneca, Hamburg, East Aurora, Evans and Angola.

I grew up for 20 years in north Amherst, but have spent the last 10 or so in Hamburg and South Buffalo, near West Seneca, so I've seen what makes both regions of Western New York so great.

However, spending a few years living in Hamburg, it's amazing how much of an identity the southtowns have.

There are certain things that are a tell you're from the southtowns -- here are seven of them.