"Fairport, NY (suburb of Rochester)" Fairport by davecallahan

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Fairport was originally swamp land that had been drained and filled as part of the Erie Canal projects.
The town name came from being called "a fair port" on the canal.

a good site for Fairport Tourism is:
http://www.fairportpartnership.org/live/Index.html

wikipedia info:
5500 residents living in 2000 households with annual family income of a nice $52000. The population is above 96% caucasian.
92% of the people over 25 are high school graduates and half of those people are college graduates.
55% of the adults are married.

official website is: http://www.perinton.org
and
http://www.village.fairport.ny.us

ZIPCODE 14450 is Fairport in the township of Perinton in the city of Rochester in Monroe County
043-05-58N 077-26-35W
43.099433, -77.443015
Area Code 585

interesting facts

Because of the importance of the canal in the town's history the symbol of the canal is seen in all of the emblems of the city. There is even a canalboat depicted in the Police and Fairport Fire Department emblems.

Philip Seymour Hoffman (Academy Award winner) is from Fairport
as is billionaire B. T. Golisano.

  • Last visit to Fairport: Sep 2008
  • Intro Updated Apr 3, 2009
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