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Welcome to Mendon ...

Mendon is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

Mendon is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mendon lies within the (585) area code.

Websites for Mendon ...

Official Website: www.townofmendon.org/

Communities Also Named Mendon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Mendon - they are located in Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and Vermont.

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

Communities near Mendon ...

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

  • Rochester [Monroe County]
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    • Rochester [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<5>
  • Greece [Monroe County]
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    • Greece [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Mendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greece have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greece
  • Irondequoit [Monroe County]
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    • Irondequoit [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Mendon
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondequoit
  • Perinton [Monroe County]
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    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mendon
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Webster [Monroe County]
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      • Webster [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Mendon
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Henrietta [Monroe County]
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      • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Mendon
      • 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 [Monroe County]
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      • Penfield [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Mendon
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penfield
    • Brighton [Monroe County]
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      • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Mendon
      • 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 [Monroe County]
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      • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Mendon
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsford
    • Chili [Monroe County]
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      • Chili [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Mendon
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mendon ...

Looking for more information about Mendon? 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 Mendon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mendon.

Adding Mendon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mendon 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 Mendon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monroe County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mendon: www.townofmendon.org/

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mendon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mendon) 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 Mendon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MendonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mendon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9978, Longitude: -77.5044       In this case, the coordinates for Mendon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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