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Welcome to Geneseo ...

The village of Geneseo is located in Livingston County<1> and is the County Seat for Livingston County.

The location of Geneseo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Geneseo has a population of 8,006 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Geneseo.

Geneseo is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Geneseo is located in the (585) area code.

Websites for Geneseo ...

Official Website:   www.geneseony.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.livchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Geneseo had an population of 8,006 people. This is a decrease of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Geneseo had a population of 8,031 people (or 12.28% of the total population of Livingston County). This makes Geneseo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Geneseo represents 0.04% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 301st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,031 people, the population of Geneseo increased 5.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,579 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Geneseo.

Communities Also Named Geneseo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Geneseo - they are located in Illinois, Kansas and North Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Geneseo.

Communities near Geneseo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Geneseo.

  • Henrietta [Monroe County]
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    • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Geneseo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henrietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrietta
  • Mendon [Monroe County]
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    • Mendon [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Geneseo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon
  • Livonia [Livingston County]
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    • Livonia [Livingston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Geneseo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livonia
  • Le Roy [Genesee County]
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    • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Geneseo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Avon [Livingston County]
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      • Avon [Livingston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Geneseo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon
    • Riga [Monroe County]
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      • Riga [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Geneseo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riga
    • North Dansville [Livingston County]
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      • North Dansville [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Geneseo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Dansville
    • Warsaw [Wyoming County]
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      • Warsaw [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Geneseo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Wheatland [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Geneseo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,662 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland
    • Perry [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
      • Perry [Wyoming County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Geneseo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Geneseo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Geneseo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Geneseo. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Geneseo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Geneseo. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Geneseo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Geneseo ...

Looking for more information about Geneseo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Geneseo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Geneseo.

Adding Geneseo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Geneseo in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Geneseo was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Geneseo on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Geneseo on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Geneseo: www.geneseony.org/

The official website for Livingston County: www.co.livingston.state.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Livingston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Geneseo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Geneseo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Geneseo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Geneseo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GeneseoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Geneseo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7989, Longitude: -77.8096       In this case, the coordinates for Geneseo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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