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Welcome to Greece ...

The Town of Greece is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Greece has a population of 95,691 people<3> (see below for details).

Greece is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Greece lies within the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greece had an population of 95,691 people. This is a decrease of 0.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Greece had a population of 96,095 people (which is 12.91% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Greece the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Greece represents 0.5% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 96,095 people, the population of Greece increased 2.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 94,141 people).

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

Communities near Greece ...

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

  • Rochester
  • Irondequoit
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    • Irondequoit lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondequoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Perinton
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    • Perinton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perinton
  • Webster
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    • Webster lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Henrietta
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    • Henrietta lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Greece.
    • 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
  • Penfield
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    • Penfield lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Brighton
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    • Brighton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
  • Pittsford
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    • Pittsford lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Chili
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    • Chili lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Gates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
    • Gates lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Greece.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gates

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 Greece. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greece.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greece. 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 Greece.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greece. See our Newspapers Page for Greece.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greece ...

Looking for more information about Greece? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Greece, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greece.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greece. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecounty.gov/

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 Monroe, 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 Greece.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greece - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greece) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greece. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GreeceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greece. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2467, Longitude: -77.7006       In this case, the coordinates for Greece have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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