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Welcome to Perinton, NY


Perinton spans nearly 35 miles, with the major suburb of Fairport lying within its town limits as well as the hamlet of Egypt and the charming Bushnell's Basin area. The region is a two-time winner of "Best Place to Live" awards - presented by Money Magazine and Relocate America. The area certainly does boast plenty of natural beauty, and with the Erie Canal running through it, Perinton is enjoyed by residents and tourists alike. The new Bushnell's Basin Public Boat Dock and Amenity Center is on Pittsford-Victor Rd. and features a huge dock, pump-out facilities, showers and more - inviting those traveling on the Erie Canal to stop any time of day, or even dock overnight.

Who Lives Here

Residents of Perinton have chosen this area because of its natural open spaces and manicured, tree lined streets. The upscale community is comprised mostly of families who enjoy the recreational opportunities inherent in the region, along with professional singles.


Perinton has a Wegmans store located on Pittsford Palmyra Road; and the shopping district of Fairport combined with the stores in Perinton Square Mall provide for the needs of area residents.

Recreation & Entertainment

Many restaurants serve the Perinton area; some are historic landmarks and some anchor the canalfront district. The Perinton Concert Band and Perinton Community Players provide artistic outlets for residents; and recreational opportunities abound.

Transportation & Traffic

I-490 passes through Perinton with two exchanges in the town. The main arteries are Turk Hill Road, Aryault Road, Pittsford Palmyra Road (Rt. 31), Kreag Road, Whitney Rd, and Rt. 250. Generally speaking, traffic flows fairly well in the area.

Pros & Cons

Perinton holds the promise of a life well lived. Homes are well kept by proud owners, and town officials maintain a vibrant Erie Canal district as well as a full parks and recreation schedule. Occasionally, due to special events, roads can become congested.

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