Urban Rochester as seen from the air This article documents the history of Rochester, New York, in western New York State. Settlement began in the late 18th century, and the city flourished with the opening of the Erie Canal.
Rochester is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of New York. It has a little over 200,000 people living in it and over a million people living in the metropolitan area. It is on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. It is between the cities of Buffalo and Syracuse.
The Rochester metropolitan area, denoted the Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area by the United States Census Bureau, is a metropolitan statistical area consisting of six counties in Western New York, anchored by the city of Rochester, New York. Many counties are mainly rural with various farming communities scattered throughout the ...
Rochester, New York in the United States, and its suburbs, is or has been home to many famous individuals.These people include businessmen, civil rights activists, politicians, entertainers, educators, athletes and much more.
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- U.S Women's Soccer Team in Rochester
- College sports
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The city and metropolitan area of Rochester, New York has several sports teams. Rochester was named the top minor league sports market in the country by Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal in July 2005, the number 10 "best golf city" in America by Golf Magazine in 2007, and the fifth-best "sports town" in the country by Scarborough Research in September 2008.
The United States Women's Soccer Team has played at Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium, Frontier Field and most recently Rochester Rhinos Stadium.
Rochester has a rich history in golf dating back to the 19th Century. The area's oldest club, The Country Club of Rochester was founded in 1896. Oak Hill Country Club, which is often included in America's Top 100 Courses is in the suburb of Pittsford. Oak Hill has hosted all 6 of the men's major championships including the Ryder Cup, Men's U.S Open, and PGA Championship. Locust Hill Country Club hosted the Wegman's LPGA from 1977 to 2009. The LPGA Championship was played at Locust Hill from 2010
Rochester is the largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in the U.S. which does not include at least one college or university participating at the NCAA Division I level in all sports. Almost all area college sports are played at the NCAA Division III level. The only exceptions are the RIT men's and women's ice hockey teams, which compete at the Division I level. The men's team made it to the NCAA Frozen Four in 2010 and the women's team won the Division III national championship in 2012, just bef
Rochester is home to two men's rugby teams, the Rochester Aardvarks and the Rochester Colonials. Both have long histories, with the Aardvarks celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2006, and the Rochester Colonials celebrating 30 years in 2010. Both rugby clubs are among the few i
Rochester Erin's Isle is a gaelic football club located in Rochester. The Rochester Bicycling Club is a social and fitness bicycling club. Rochester is also home to Rochester Rhythm the three time champions of the American Extreme Paintball League or AXBL. The Rochester, New York
Rochester är en större stad i Monroe County i den amerikanska delstaten New York med en yta på 96,1 km² och en befolkning som 2010 uppgick till 210 565 invånare.  Rochester är administrativ huvudort (county seat) i Monroe County.
The University of Rochester (U of R, UR, or U of Rochester) is a private research university in Rochester, New York. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The University of Rochester enrolls approximately 6,800 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students.