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Time Zone: Genesee County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Batavia is the Seat for Genesee County.

Genesee County was founded in 1802 and was created by taking area from OntarioCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Genesee had a population of 57,868 people. This is a decrease of 4.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 60,370 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Genesee represented 0.32% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 44th most populous county (out of 62 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201060,079-0.48%+3.82% since 2009
200957,868-4.14%-0.14% since 2008
200857,950-4.01%-0.36% since 2007
200758,159-3.66% 
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200060,370The Last Census

More information can be found on the Genesee County Census Page for Genesee County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Genesee County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Genesee County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Batavia   15,14416,2566.84% decrease  
Le Roy   7,4247,7904.7% decrease  
Batavia   6,0335,9151.99% increase  
Pembroke   4,3234,5304.57% decrease  
Le Roy   4,1344,4627.35% decrease  

Websites for Genesee County

Official Website:   www.co.genesee.ny.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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