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Genesee Community Information

The city of Batavia is located 38 miles east of Buffalo and 30 miles southwest of Rochester.
Elevation - 895 feet above sea level
Latitude - 42 degrees, 59 minutes
Longitude - 78 degrees, 11 minutes
Average temperature - 47 degrees
Average rainfall - 32 inches

Batavia was founded in 1802. Joseph Ellicott served as the first agent of the Holland Land Company in western New York. Batavia was incorporated as a village in 1823, and became a city in 1915. Batavia is the seat for Genesee County.

Genesee County Interactive Map

The City of Batavia has a population of approximately 15,500 people and is located in the center of Genesee County.

Population of the city of Batavia:
1920 = 13,541
1930 = 17,375
1940 = 17,267
1950 = 17,799
1960 = 18,210
1970 = 17,338
1980 = 16,703
1990 = 16,310
2000 = 16,256
2010 = 15,465

Population for the village of Batavia: 1860 = 2,560, 1870 = 3,890, 1880 = 4,845, 1890 = 7,221, 1900 = 9,180, 1910 = 11,613.

New York State codes, including building, residential, fire and plumbing codes.

Community Profile of Batavia.

Batavia City School District consists of four schools - one primary school, one intermediate school, one middle school and one high school, enrolling approximately 2,800 students.

Genesee County has a population of 60,000 and is situated mid-way between Buffalo and Rochester.

Gensee County Calendar - check here for upcoming local activities.

More local information at www.GeneseeLife.info

Western New York Regional Knowledge Network provides information on the eight counties of western New York. Find information on population and demographics, government, economy, education and schools, environment, transportation and land use, health and human services, public safety, and civic infrastructure.

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce has information on local schools and libraries, health care, houses of worship, attractions, things to do, and an events calendar.

Help U 2 Know resource for local and regional information about Western New York.

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