Home to the exciting city of Rochester, Monroe County is located in Western New York and sits upon the majestic Great Lake Ontario. With many famous businesses among its borders, including Kodak, Xerox and Bausch and Laumb, Monroe County boasts a healthy and technologically advanced economy. For sports fans, there are dozens of great teams in baseball—the Red Wings—hockey—the Amerks—and soccer—the Rhinos. Its many towns and villages contain some of the best colleges and universities in the nation, including the prestigious Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. More than just the city of Rochester, Monroe County also hosts a plethora of incredible public and private schools, many on the cutting edge of technology and curriculum. For its picturesque views and bountiful entertainment scene, Monroe County is a fabulous place to live, work, visit and learn. Whether you prefer to cruise in a sailboat on the lake, take in the theater in the city or eat in one of the fine restaurants, Monroe is an endless source of entertainment and enjoyment.