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Welcome to Ontario Beach ...

Ontario Beach is located in Monroe County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Ontario Beach, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Ontario Beach: Ontario Bch.

Ontario Beach is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ontario Beach lies within the (585) area code.

Communities near Ontario Beach ...

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

  • Rochester
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Brockport
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • East Rochester
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Rochester
    • East Rochester is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,458 people
  • Hilton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Webster
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Webster
    • Webster is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,723 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webster <4>
  • Fairport
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Spencerport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencerport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencerport
    • Spencerport is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencerport <4>
  • Churchville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Scottsville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,900 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville <4>
  • Pittsford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ontario Beach ...

Looking for more information about Ontario Beach? 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 Ontario Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ontario Beach.

Adding Ontario Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ontario Beach was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ontario Beach mentioned on a train schedule titled New York Central Railroad Time Table (July 1902).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ontario Beach.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ontario Beach. 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 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 Ontario Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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