The Greater Rochester area is one of America's top-rated places to live, work and play. Actually, our climate is perfect for all of the things that really matter. Family, friends, education, careers, arts, culture, innovation and enterprise; whatever you're looking for, Rochester has it.
Recognized as one of America's most attractive residential towns - home to notable leaders in business, industry, education, government and the arts. Residents enjoy nationally-ranked public schools, a thriving business sector and an outstanding level of public service for children, adults and senior citizens.
One of the few communities in America that is bordered on three sides by major bodies of water. We are proud of our beautiful surroundings as well as a population that is full of spirit and optimism. Whether you are a lifelong resident or a first time visitor, there's much to discover about our safe, tree-lined neighborhoods, parks and recreational facilities, thriving business district and, of course, the natural assets of the lake, river, and bay.
Originally called Dispatch because of its proximity to the railroad, East Rochester has always been known as the "Home of Champions", not only for the many national sports awards, but for the caring community-involved people who make the village so special.
Community offers convenient shopping and recreational facilities, town owned and operated parks for youth to adult programs, affordable housing, stable taxes, dependable police, fire, and ambulance services as well as easy access to churches and schools. In addition, the town is home to a number of manufacturing, industrial and commercial business including a 500-acre Rochester Technology Park and Elmgrove Crossings, Kodak, Wegmans, Tinseltown IMAX Theater and Brooklea Country Club. Gates is a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Chili is a community that is contrasted by a suburban character primarily in the geographic area north of Black Creek and a rural agricultural character south of Black Creek. Chili has a variety of recreational areas including eight town parks, one county park, two museums, a disc golf course, a public nature area, two semi-private golf courses, and two boat launches - one on the Genesee River and one on Black Creek. Classical Orchestra and theatrical performances are offered by Roberts Wesleyan College. Each year the town's annual summer festival, the 'Chil-E Fest' draws thousands of people to entertainment, food vendors, and a fabulous fireworks display.
Located on Black Creek, the Village of Churchville combines the charm of small-town life with the amenities of much larger municipalities. The many Victorian homes, old-growth trees and extensive sidewalks dotted with flower boxes and benches are a reminder of the village's rich history, while the low-cost municipal electricity, variety of shops and restaurants, county park, golf course, and easy access to interstate 490 make Churchville an ideal place for modern residents to raise a family. Come and visit us - you may decide to stay!
This growing suburb of Rochester includes a large skilled workforce which supplies resources necessary for the many large employers in the area. Community awards include: Tree City USA and Outstanding Planning Award. These are for the town's commitment to planting approximately 300 trees each year and allotting large expanses of undeveloped land for natural habitats of wildlife. The abundance of nature, especially the more than 8 mile shoreline along Lake Ontario, coupled with many bays and ponds, provide recreational opportunities for the residents.
Located in Monroe County, and home to Hamlin Beach State Park, Hamlin is convenient to many area attractions via the scenic Lake Ontario State Parkway and nearby historic Ridge Road. Hamlin features a friendly, country atmosphere, convenience to Rochester. The farms yield more fruit (especially apples), cabbage, grains, including corn, and dairy products than any other town in Monroe County.
This town is a wonderful place to live, work and play. The beautiful and diverse town is located in the heart of Monroe County intersected by the New York State Thruway I90 and the 390 expressway. Our prime location makes us home to many wonderful businesses, schools and most importantly our residents. We offer a vast array of services and programs lead by the most talented people in the industry.
Located in beautiful western New York, 10 miles south of Rochester, the town of Rush offers the quaintness and friendliness of small-town living while being just a short drive from big-city services. Its rolling hills an wide open spaces offer a picture-perfect backdrop to our warm community. Rush is regarded by many as a diamond in the rough, perhaps southern Monroe County's best kept secret. We hope you'll visit our lovely town for an afternoon...or a lifetime!
A country town with friendly people and a beautiful town park. Located in Monroe County, we are convenient to Rochester, shopping along Ridge Road and recreational access to Lake Ontario. Parma is a great place to live with both a rich history and promising future.
Quaint village of shopping, historic churches and superb education of Parma.
Rural stretching along the southeastern portion of Monroe County; Mendon boasts the county's highest elevations of over a thousand feet above sea level. Mendon is known for its history, scenic views and farmlands that are seemingly quilted into the rolling landscape. Like many rural communities, agriculture remains Mendon's economic strength. Another strong attribute of our area is our schools, student education leading the way among the best in the country.
Village inside of Mendon with the best education and remains the largest area of commerce in the township.
Many community events, such as Canal Days, Christmas on the Canal, the Fireman's parade, summer Concerts at the Gazebo on the Canal and various craft shows bring residents into the heart of our friendly, attractive community just 15 minutes from downtown Rochester.
Village of western New York about 10 miles out of Rochester. Our unique village is home to over 3,500 residents. Union Street, with its well-maintained shops, is the hub of our business district. Central to the activity and identity of Spencerport is the Erie Canal with a towpath, gazebo and park areas to enjoy.
Founded in 1810 as the first of Rochester's east-side towns to be established shows through pride in the rich history, planned growth, exceptional schools, vibrant business centers, involved residents, quality parks, recreation and unique national treasures. Town leadership and staff are focused on quality, efficiency, safety, and productivity. All are dedicated to maintaining and impoving the quality of life in the Penfield community.
Historic town along the Erie Canal surrounded by some of the best shopping and housing in the Rochester area.
with its quiet, tree-lined streets, specialty shopping and front porch friendliness, the village of Fairport offers contemporary living at its very best. Today, the great packet boats and barges of an earlier era have been replaced by recreational boaters, canoes, kayaks and tour boats while the old towpath serves the leisure-time interests of bikers, joggers and walkers alike. The village also features a compatible array of professional and commercial offices, retail businesses and clean, light industry - all within walking distance of some of the most desirable Victorian-style family neighborhoods in Monroe County.
You'll find charm wherever you turn in Pittsford. Our shops and restaurants are yours to enjoy. Immerse yourself in country elegance. The people are among the friendliest you'll meet anywhere. Pittsford is a dynamic community with an outstanding quality of life. Widely known for our beautiful scenery, rich history and strong sense of community, Pittsford also enjoys a reputation for excellent services including a first rate educational system. Art and antiques, the latest designer apparel, jewelry, home decor, gifts and more are all found here. Browse the boutiques and visit Monroe Avenue for a great selection of national brands as well as one-of-a-kind. Enjoy lunch or stroll along the Erie Canal.
Located at the gateway to the Finger Lakes Region, the town of Wheatland is the perfect place to take a trip back in time. As a resident or a visitor, spend a day the Wheatland way and enjoy the tranquility of small-town America.
Historic village within Wheatland that follows the picturesque Oatka Creek to the quaint hamlet of Mumford.
Located west of Rochester in Monroe County, Sweden offers a blend of rural beauty, access to the Erie Canal, village living, and some of the best shopping in the area.
Brockport has a great past and an even more promising future. From Main Street shops to the campus of State University of New York at Brockport, the village is both inviting to tourism and business. Brockport's proximity to Rochester and convenience to the rest of Monroe County make it an ideal developmental opportunity for light industry and other businesses.
A hamlet formerly known as "Murray Corners" that was an important community on Ridge Road until the opening of the Erie Canal and railroads.
Located in Ontario County just outside of Monroe, is our 36-square-mile township. Home to the Eastview Mall, Victor boasts some of the best shopping as well as best housing. Convenient distance from both recreational Finger Lakes town of Canandaguia and the city of Rochester.
Nestled in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, the town of Walworth is made up of rolling countryside of our farming community providing a pastoral setting that resides only minutes from thriving urban communities such as Rochester and Syracuse.
A small "master planned community" in Wayne County, about a half-hour outside of the city.
Located in central New York on the scenic Erie Canal where it was an important settlement of mills and tanneries. Lock #30 of the canal is still in operation for educational purposes, truly a community focused on the future while keeping an eye on the past.
Welcome to Webster, NY where our motto is "Where Life is Worth Living." If you have never visited our community, we extend to you an open invitation to our scenic and thriving suburb located in the northeast corner of Monroe County. Residents and business owners have chosen Webster as a location that offers the best of all worlds; bustling town and quaint village. With its geographical location, business and educational opportunities, plus a friendly community environment, Webster has something to offer everyone.
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