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Penfield Town

Penfield Town Hall is located at 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield NY 14526; phone: 585-340-8629.

Hipp-Kennedy House, National Register, 1838, Penfield, Monroe County, NY

Photo: Hipp-Kennedy House, ca. 1838, 1931 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. Photographed by User:DanielPenfield (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2013.

Penfield borders Brighton on the southeast. It is named for Daniel Penfield, who bought the land in 1810. Irondequoit Bay, extending down into the northwest corner, Ellison Park in the southwest corner, and hills and dense forest lands scattered throughout the 38 square miles of the township, make up a diversified landscape. Penfield, East Penfield, and Penfield Center, none of them incorporated, are included in the township.

The Penfield quarries of the Dolomite Products Corporation and the Redman Sand and Stone Quarry Company supply much of the material used by Rochester for street and road improvements. [1]

  1. Federal Writers Project, Works Progress Administration, State of New York, Rochester and Monroe County, American Guide Series, Genesee Book Club of Rochester, Scranthom's, Rochester, 1937
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