Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Ontario County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. The county seat is the city of Canandaigua. The name is a corruption of the Iroquois word meaning "beautiful lake." The population of Ontario County in the 2000 census was 100,224, up from 95,101 at the 1990 census.
Progressive Farmer rated Ontario County as the 2006 "Best Place to Live" in the U.S., for its "great schools, low crime, excellent health care" and its proximity to Rochester.
Wayne County, New York - northeast
Seneca County, New York - east
Yates County, New York - south
Steuben County, New York - south
Livingston County, New York - west
Monroe County, New York - northwest Adjacent Counties
The county is governed by a Board of Supervisors, and uses the Board-Administrator system with a County Administrator. The Board of Supervisors has twenty-one members, one from each town, two from the city of Canandaigua, and three from the city of Geneva. As of 2004 the county government has over 800 full time employees (augmented by another 360 seasonal or available part-time workers), and a budget of $136 million.
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