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19 Monroe County Towns and Villages

Monroe County has a population of 750k people, with 210k people living in the City of Rochester. That means 72% of us live outside the city. Each town and village has something unique to offer. It is impossible to list everything, so here is just a taste of what makes each one special:

Suburban Towns

Erie Canal Henpeck Park Greece
Henpeck Park in Greece

1. Greece

pop. 96,095

Durand Eastman Park
Durand Eastman Park

2. Irondequoit

pop. 51,692

Tinker Nature Park
Tinker Nature Park

3. Henrietta

pop. 42,581

Corbetts Glen
Corbett’s Glen

4. Brighton

pop. 36,609

Channing H Philbrick Park Linear Park
Channing H. Philbrick Park

5. Penfield

pop. 36,242

Black Creek Park
Black Creek Park

6. Chili

pop. 28,625

7. Gates

pop. 28,400

Suburban Towns/Villages

Erie Canal through Fairport
Erie Canal Boat Company in Fairport

8. Perinton/Fairport

town pop.46,462, village pop.5,353

Monroe County Parks Webster
Webster Park on Lake Ontario

9. Webster

town pop. 42,641, village pop. 5,399

Sunflower Field Pittsford Clover Calkins
Sunflower Field on Clover south of Calkins

10. Pittsford

town pop. 29,405, village pop. 1,355

11. E. Rochester

coterminous, both town and village pop. 6,600

Rural Towns & Towns/Villages

Erie Canal Spencerport NY Monroe County

12. Ogden/Spencerport

town pop. 19,856, village pop. 3,601

13. Parma/Hilton

town pop. 15,633, village pop. 5,886

Historic Small Movie Theaters Around Rochester Strand Theater Brockport
The Strand

14. Sweden/Clarkson/Brockport

Village spans 2 towns: Sweden town pop. 14,175 Clarkson town pop 6,736, village pop. 8,336
The Victorian Village on the Erie Canal

Honeoye Falls
Honeoye Falls

15. Mendon/Honeoye Falls

town pop. 9,245, village pop. 2,674

New York State Parks Hamlin Beach
Hamlin Beach State Park

16. Hamlin

pop. 9,045

Black Creek
Black Creek

17. Riga/Churchville

town pop. 5,590, village pop. 1,961

Genesee Country Village Museum
Genesee Country Village Museum

18. Wheatland/Scottsville

town pop. 4,775, village pop. 2,001

Rochester Genesee Valley Railroad Museum
Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum

19. Rush

pop. 3,478

Debi Bower

Born, raised and living life as a digital designer in Rochester, NY! I am also a day-tripper, writer & photographer, exploring the nooks and crannies that make our part of New York State so special.

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