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Welcome to Penfield ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Penfield has a population of 37,365 people<3> (see below for details).

Penfield is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Penfield: (585)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Penfield had an population of 37,365 people. This is an increase of 3.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Penfield had a population of 36,242 people. This makes Penfield the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Penfield represents 0.19% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,242 people, the population of Penfield increased 4.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 34,645 people).

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

Communities near Penfield ...

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

  • Rochester [Monroe County]
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    • Rochester [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Penfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Greece [Monroe County]
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    • Greece [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Penfield
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Penfield
    • 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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  • Henrietta [Monroe County]
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    • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Penfield
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brighton [Monroe County]
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      • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Penfield
      • 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.
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    • Pittsford [Monroe County]
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      • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Penfield
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Penfield
      • 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
    • Gates [Monroe County]
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      • Gates [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Penfield
      • 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
    • Ogden [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
      • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Penfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
    • Parma [Monroe County]
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      • Parma [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Penfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Penfield ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Penfield. 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 Penfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penfield - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Penfield) 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 Penfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PenfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1587, Longitude: -77.4483       In this case, the coordinates for Penfield 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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