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Overview
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Livingston County is located in the Finger Lakes region, south of Rochester and east of Buffalo.Letchworth State Park in partly in the western part of the county. The Genesee River flows northward through the county.

Livingston County has been home to many prominent persons, among them two presidents – Millard Fillmore and Chester Arthur, Revolutionary War patriot Daniel Shays, and pioneer Nathaniel Rochester.

Clara Barton organized the First Chapter of the American Red Cross in 1881 in Dansville, and native son Francis Bellamy authored the Pledge of Allegiance in 1892.

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Key Aspects
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Main Industries: Agriculture, food processing and manufacturing are key industries in Livingston County. Ideally located in western New York, Livingston County has some of the most valuable land in the state. Always known for its prolific crops, agriculture is still the main industry, producing large quantities of wheat, potatoes and dairy products. Salt has been an important industry for over 100 years and continues today with the new American Rock Salt mine.

Education: Livingston County is home to SUNY Geneseo and Genesee Community College.

Land: Livingston County has Letchworth State Park, the Grand Canyon of the East, which spans 14 thousand acres along the Genesee River.

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Elected Officials
Elected Officials
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Chair, Board of Supervisors - David L. LeFeber

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Contact

585-243-7000

Livingston County Government Center 6 Court Street Geneseo, NY 14454