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Geneseo is a village in Livingston County, in the Rochester metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Iroquoian for "beautiful valley."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Geneseo. For links to other places called Geneseo, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Geneseo is 42.795N. The longitude is -77.817W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 771 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,916.
Home of one of the oldest hunt clubs in the country; the hunters and their horses ride down Main Street each October
The Genesee Valley Hunt, established here in 1876, is one of the oldest fox hunts in the country.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Geneseo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Livingston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14454 ZIP code.
17% of Geneseo residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Geneseo ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: Summer dinner on the deck at the Big Tree
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Geneseo was $12,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of Geneseo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Geneseo include Main Street Historic District (Geneseo) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Geneseo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $449. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,165.
Libraries in Geneseo include Wadsworth Library ... View libraries
Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Geneseo political report.
The average commute time for Geneseo workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Geneseo include Quality Inn Geneseo.
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