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Rochester Information

Population: 219,158

County Monroe

Land area: 35.8 square miles

Area code: 585


Greater Rochester International Airport

1200 Brooks Avenue
Rochester, NY 14624
Phone: (585) 464-6020

By Car: Rochester is within a day's drive of most major metropolitan areas in the northeastern U.S. and eastern CanadaThe New York State Thruway (I-90), travels across the region from Albany to Rochester and beyond. The major rental car agencies have outlets at the airport. A car is a virtual necessity for travel in and around Rochester.

By Train: Amtrak 800/USA-RAIL has service to Rochester from New York City, Buffalo, Boston, and other cities.

By Bus: Bus service to Rochester is available on Greyhound Bus Lines 800/231-2222 with stations in Ithaca, Syracuse, Geneva, and Rochester, and Trailways 800/343-9999; which travels to Rochester from New York City, Elmira, Geneva, and Syracuse.


National Holidays:

New Year's Day Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 3rd Mon. in Jan.

President's Day 3rd Mon. in Feb.

Memorial Day last Mon. in May

Independence Day July 4

Labor Day 1st Mon. in Sept.

Thanksgiving Day 4th Thurs. in Nov.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25

New Year's Eve Dec. 31