Located just about at the direct center of Monroe County, the Town of Gates supports not only several thriving residential areas, but also a mix of industrial and commercial properties. It is, in fact, the headquarters of Wegmans Food Markets and is home to Rochester Technology Park. Properties are affordable here, making it a good place to start a family. With an eye constantly on its youth, several athletic organizations are in place to keep youngsters busy – a swim club, little league, junior football/cheerleading, and youth soccer. An active Community Center hosts programs and workshops for all ages, living up to the town’s motto of “A Community For All People."
Good to Know
The Town of Gates has its own fire department and local police organization; and Gates Ambulance serves the area. The Gates Public Library is located at 902 Elmgrove Rd. (585) 234-9190.
Local Museums & Landmarks
The Franklin Hinchey House is located in Gates – a Gothic Revival home from the 1870’s. The house, on the National Register of Historic Places, sits on three acres of farmland at 634 Hinchey Road… A placard in town marks the spot where the Harris Seed Farm stood in the late 1800’s, on Buffalo Road… and Doud Post, also on Buffalo Road, is the largest America Legion building in the county.
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