Profile for Garbutt, New York, NY
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Garbutt is in Monroe County, in the Rochester metro area.
The community was named after the Garbutt family, settlers
The latitude of Garbutt is 43.012N. The longitude is -77.791W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
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Gypsum mining became a major industry with the discovery in the 1820s that gypsum could restore parched cornfields
Garbutt is a hamlet so small that it would scarcely be noticed in passing were it not for the large buildings of the Empire Gypsum Company
-- WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937
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Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Garbutt political report.
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“ Garbutt is a hamlet so small that it would scarcely be noticed in passing were it not for the large buildings of the Empire Gypsum Company ”
~ WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937
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