Place:Mendon, Monroe, New York, United States

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NameMendon
TypeTown
Coordinates42.983°N 77.5°W
Located inMonroe, New York, United States
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Mendon is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States, and is the most affluent suburb of Rochester, New York. The population was 9,152 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Mendon is on the south border of the county. Directly south of the Town of Pittsford, Mendon is among the higher-income eastern suburbs of Rochester.

History

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The Town of Mendon was organized in 1813 in Ontario County, New York and was annexed by Monroe County when the county was created in 1821. Mendon got its name from Caleb Taft, an early settler, who came from Mendon, Massachusetts.

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