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Join today and become an integral part of one of the most beautiful cities in upstate New York. From our wide range of local restaurants to internationally known festivals, we have something for everyone. Read below to find out about the exciting parts of Monroe County!


Monroe County is located directly next to the Finger Lakes, providing a variety of family friendly, outdoor, and tourist activities. Home to an amusement park, baseball team, bustling food scene, live music, and twenty two county parks, there is never a dull moment!


As of 2021 Rochester was named one of the most affordable cities to live and buy a home in, with one of the most affordable real estate markets in the country. In addition, groceries, health care, and transportation fall below the national average.


Tired of the same weather every day? The County of Monroe’s northern proximity and changing weather allows for warm summers and picturesque snowfalls in the winter.


Home to numerous large colleges and universities including RIT and University of Rochester, the educational opportunities in Monroe County are endless! Furthermore, five Monroe County high schools are rated in the top five percent in both the state and nation. Looking to find an affordable education? Our numerous state schools provide an inexpensive education and financial aid that is second to none!