Often I am asked about surrounding communities and the Real Estate available in them. I spent some time in Rochester when I was younger, and I have friends there. I discovered one of the best Chinese Restaurants in WNY in Rochester — Chen Garden Restaurant. Whether you’re buying, thinking of selling or relocating from to Rochester New York, you will find helpful community links, school information, help in finding a mortgage and more. Even free reports to give you an insider’s perspective.
Rochester, New York area, from Pittsford to Penfield, Webster to Henrietta, Greece to Fairport/Perinton, Brighton to Victor and Mendon. Our homeowner resources page will make living in your new Rochester home more enjoyable. You can golf in the summer and ski in the winter an do just about any other sport here in Rochester NY.
The community of Rochester NY has eight colleges/universities, 65 visual and performing arts groups (including one of the top 20 U.S. orchestras), 11,000 acres of parkland and 11 library branches in the city alone, plus six TV and 11 radio stations. More than 40% of the workforce is comprised of people in technical, scientific, professional or precision occupations whose home lives have nurtured stable neighborhoods and whose intellectual interests have nourished the arts.
Monroe County is located on the shore of Lake Ontario in the Finger Lakes Region. The population of the county is over 735,000. Monroe County has so much to offer! It is economically strong, on the cutting edge of technology and research, culturally and historically rich, and abundant with natural beauty. Monroe County has over many unique, family-oriented communities, each with a distinct character.
The Monroe County Parks are exceptional, offering beaches, trails, boardwalks, fishing piers, boat launches, access to the Irondequoit Bay and Lake Ontario, horseback riding, golf, and much more. Rochester NY is a city that is gaining the national spotlight because of its ties to the past. Many of its historical landmarks have been transformed and restored. Rochester ‘s estimated population is almost 220,000 people. It’s a big city – but not too big. Employment opportunities abound here with high-tech corporations including Eastman Kodak and Xerox. Educational institutions are excellent in Rochester and include the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Saint John Fisher College, and many more. Rochester is a rich cultural city with many places to visit and events to enjoy. Rochester boasts a philharmonic orchestra, excellent museums, a planetarium, an entertainment center, a sports stadium, a new arena.
Rochester is an excellent place to live for outdoor activities in all four seasons including golf, boating, fishing, skiing, hiking, or bicycling. There are so many wonderful parks. Durand-Eastman Park is located on the shore of Lake Ontario in the northernmost section of Rochester near the Irondequoit boarder and offers cross-country skiing, scenic vistas, lakes, and a golf course. Genesee Valley Park is another unique park that features the intersection of 3 bodies of water, Red Creek, the Genesee River and the New York State Barge Canal. Highland Park hosts the Lilac Festival in May every year. Ontario Beach Park not only has a great beach and fishing pier, but also offers carousel rides and seasonal concerts. Seneca Park has a great zoo with elephants, tigers and many more animals in a beautiful setting.
Rochester Community Blogs
Rochester NY Schools
Elementary, Middle School & High School
- Brighton Central School District
- Brockport Central School District
- Churchville-Chili Central School District
- East Irondequoit Central School District
- East Rochester Central School District
- Fairport Central School District
- Gates-Chili Central School District
- Greece Central School District
- Hilton Central School District
- Honeoye Falls- Lima Central School District
- Monroe BOCES #1
- Penfield Central School District
- Pittsford Central School District
- Rochester City School District
- Rush-Henrietta Central School District
- Spencerport Central School District
- Victor Central School District
- Webster Central School District
- West Irondequoit Central School District
- Wheatland-Chili Central School District
- Allendale Columbia
- Aquinas Institute
- Bishop Kearney
- Cobblestone School
- McQuaid Jesuit
- Montessori School
- Norman Howard
- Rochester School for the Deaf
- Trinity Montessori School
Colleges and Universities
- St. John Fisher College
- State University at Brockport
- Nazareth College
- State University at Oswego
- State University at Geneseo
- Hobart and William Smith Colleges
- Keuka College
- Eastman School of Music
- Finger Lakes Community College
- Monroe Community College
- Rochester Institute of Technology
- Roberts Wesleyan College
- University of Rochester
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