Overview - Monroe County
Western New York has long been valued as a premier location to live and work; and Monroe County is at the center of it all! Those who call the area home can regularly be seen strolling the shores of Lake Ontario, enjoying area art and science museums, cheering on the local sport teams, visiting lively night spots, and sampling wines in the resident vineyards.
Monroe County provides opportunities for all ages to enjoy life to the fullest. It houses wonderful regional parks with hiking and skiing trails, a plethora of local and national eateries, shopping malls and neighborhood art centers. Transportation/Traffic:
The area, which is easily accessible off the New York State Thruway (I-90), has three major highways that loop through its many suburbs (I-390, I-490, I-590), providing a simple and efficient way to travel its borders. Public buses run throughout the region Bus
; and the area is easily accessible by plane Monroe County Airport
, major bus lines Greyhound
, train Amtrak
, and as well as discount bus services, limousine and taxi.Library System:
Monroe County’s highly rated public library system Library
has branches in most suburbs, and offers programs of interest to all ages.