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.
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. (see also Sweden)
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 or 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.
Churchville Village-Town of Riga www.townofriga.org
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 and 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!
A hamlet formerly known as “Murray Corners” that was an important community on Ridge Road until the opening of the Erie Canal and railroads. Part of the Village of Brockport is in the town. (see Brockport)
East Irondequoit www.irondequoit.org
Irondequoit is 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 & 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 & recreational facilities, thriving business districts &, of course, the natural assets of the lake, river, & bay.
East Rochester www.eastrochester.org
East Rochester was originally called Despatch because of its proximity to the railroad. Originally the village was part of the towns of Pittsfoed and Perinton. It was a planned Village with the streets running north and south named after presidents and the streets running east and west named after trees. The development of the Village surged with the growth of its industry, and a branch of the Rochester, Syracuse and Eastern Trolley system ran through the Village. 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.
Fairport is located in the Town of Perinton on the historic Erie Canal. With its quiet, tree-lined streets, specialty shopping and front porch friendliness, Fairport Village 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.
Gananda (Walworth/Macedon) www.gananda.org/
A small “master planned community” in Wayne County, New York, about a half-hour outside of the city of Rochester, New York. It consists of a small portion of the adjoining towns of Walworth and Macedon. It mostly consists of housing developments and a small school system.
The Gates community offers convenient shopping and recreational facilities, town owned and operated parks and youth and adult recreational programs, affordable housing, stable taxes, dependable police, fire and ambulance services and easy access to churches and schools. In addition, the Town of Gates is the home to a number of manufacturing, industrial and commercial businesses including a 500 acre Rochester Technology Park and Elmgrove Crossings, Kodak, Wegmans, Tinstletown IMAX Theatres and Brooklea Country Club. Gates is a great place to live, work and raise a family. Centrally located within the county, it offers convenient access and many amenities important to family life.
The Town of Greece is a growing suburb located northwest of the City of Rochester. Long the home of the Seneca Indians, the town has grown to include A large skilled workforce which supplies resources necessary for the many large employers in the area. Community Awards include: Tree City USA: Due to the Town’s successful implementation of its Forestry Plan, Greece is a designated Tree City. Each year the Town plans approximately 300 new trees. Outstanding Planning Award: In 2003, Greece was awarded an Outstanding Planning Award in the Planning Implementation category for the Town’s Open Space Acquisition Program. The large expanse of undeveloped land and the more than 8 miles of shoreline along Lake Ontario is a natural habitat for many forms of wildlife. This abundance of natural land area coupled with many bays and ponds provides many recreational opportunities for the residents of Greece.
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, and is a short drive to many area attractions. Hamlin farms yield more fruit, especially apples, cabbage, grains, including corn, and dairy products, than any other town in Monroe County. This area is in both the Brockport and Hilton schools.
The Town of Henrietta is a wonderful place to live, work and play. This 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.
Hilton Village-Town of Parma http://hiltonny.org
Parma is 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. Within our borders is the Village of Hilton with it’s shopping, churches and schools. Parma is a great place to live with both a rich history and a promising future.
Honeoye Falls Village-Town of Mendon www.townofmendon.org
The Town of Mendon is a rural stretching along the Southeastern portion of Monroe County; Mendon boasts the county’s highest elevations topping 1,028 feet above sea level. Mendon is well 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. With Pittsford and Honeoye Falls-Lima Schools leading the way, student education in Mendon is among the very best in the country. Along the winding banks of Honeoye Creek, the Village of Honeoye Falls remains the largest area of commerce in the Township.
Macedon Village (See Walworth and Palmyra) http://macedontown.net
The Village of Macedon is located in central New York on the scenic Erie Canal. The Erie Canal was an important factor in the settlement and growth of Macedon. The village with its past tied to Mills and Tanneries, was known as the “Two Lock Town”. Today, Lock #30 of the Barge Canal System is located just off Rt 350 in the village of Macedon. Here visitors can view an actual operating lock. This is truly a community that has their focus on it’s future while keeping an eye on their past. Also see Wayne County www.co.wayne.ny.us and http://www.villageofmacedon.org
Founded in 1810 in the County of Monroe the Town of Penfield, the first of the seven east-side towns in the county to be established, is proud of its rich history, planned growth, exceptional schools, vibrant business centers, involved residents, quality parks and recreation, and unique natural treasures. Town leadership and staff are focused on quality, efficiency, safety, and productivity. All are dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life in the Penfield community.
(See Fairport Village)
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 in our historic village, the unique stores of the canal shopping district and visit Monroe Avenue for a great selection of national brands as well as the one-of-a-kind. Enjoy lunch or stroll along the Erie Canal!
Rochester (City) www.ci.rochester.ny.us/
Greater Rochester 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 and culture. Innovation and enterprise. Whatever you’re looking for, Rochester has it, and you can find it all right here. From job opportunities to business incentives, affordable living to fantastic attractions. Just follow the links on this directory site and see why Rochester is truly Made for Living.
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 and amenities. Its rolling hills and 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!
Scottsville Village-Town of Wheatland www.townofwheatland.org
Located at the Gateway to the Finger Lakes Region, the Town of Wheatland is the perfect place to take a trip back in time. From the Historic Village of Scottsville, follow the picturesque Oatka Creek to the quaint Hamlet of Mumford. As a resident or a visitor,Spend A Day The Wheatland Way, and enjoy the tranquility of small-town America. Wheatland-Chili Central School District.
Spencerport Village-Town of Ogden www.vil.spencerport.ny.us/
The Village of Spencerport is located in western New York State about ten miles west of Rochester. Our unique village is home to over 3,500 residents. Union Street with it’s 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. Also see Town of Ogden site www.ogdenny.com
Located in New York’s western Monroe County, the Town of Sweden offers a blend of rural beauty, access to the Erie Canal, the Village of Brockport, and some of the best shopping in the area. The village of Brockport is located in Sweden.
Nestled in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, the town of Walworth is comprised of three hamlets, including Walworth, West Walworth and Lincoln, as well as the subdivision of Gananda. The rolling countryside of our farming community provides a pastoral setting that resides only minutes from thriving urban communities such as Rochester and Syracuse.
Welcome to Webster New York, where our motto is “Where Life Is Worth Living.” If you have never visited our community, we extend to you an open invitation. is a scenic and thriving community, 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. With its geographical location, business and educational opportunities, plus a friendly community environment, Webster has something to offer everyone. Village website: www.villageofwebster.com