Monroe County, NY

MONROE COUNTY, situated on the north boundary of New York, on Lake Ontario, and traversed by Genesee river. Area, 607 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Rochester. Pop. in 1830, 49,862; in 1840, 64,902; in 1850, 87,649. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Brighton, NY City or Town
Brockport, NY City or Town
Clarkson, NY City or Town
Henrietta, NY City or Town
Pittsford, NY City or Town
Rochester, NY City or Town
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