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Penfield (T)

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Penfield is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. The population was 34,645 at the 2000 census. The town was incorporated in 1810 by the proprietor, Daniel Penfield, who purchased the town lands in 1795 and moved to the area in 1809. Penfield is a suburb of Rochester, New York. The town's motto is A Town of Planned Progress.
The lands that now constitute the Town of Penfield were part of the hunting grounds of the Seneca Nation, a member of the Iroquois Confederacy. Founded in 1810 in the County of Monroe in the State of New York, the Town of Penfield is proud of its rich history, planned growth, exceptional schools, vibrant business centers, involved residents, quality parks and recreation, and unique natural treasures. Town leadership and staff are focused on quality, efficiency, safety, and productivity. All are dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life in the Penfield community. George C. Wiedemer is a Town Supervisor.
According to the United States census bureau, the town has a total area of 98.2 square kilometers. 97.1 square kilometers of it is land and 1.1 square kilometers of it is water. In the town the population was spread out with 25.8 percent under the age of 18, 4.8 percent  from 18 to 24, 27.4 percent from 25 to 44, 27.0 percent from 45 to 64, and 14.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.
Penfield is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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