Place:Conesus, Livingston, New York, United States


Coordinates42.717°N 77.667°W
Located inLivingston, New York, United States
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Conesus is a town in Livingston County, New York (NY), United States. The population was 2,473 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from a native word meaning "Berry place."

The Town of Conesus is on the county's east border, and is north of Dansville, NY.


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Settlement began around 1795. In 1819, Conesus was formed from parts of the Towns of Groveland and Livonia as the "Town of Freeport." The name was changed to "Browersville" in March, 1825 and was changed to "Conesus" a month later.

The Conesus Amusement Hall, Kellerman Log Cabin, Payne Cobblestone House, and Sliker Cobblestone House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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