Introduction to Hilton, New York
Hilton, New York, in Monroe County, is 11 miles NW of Irondequoit, New York and 61 miles NE of Buffalo, New York. The village benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Rochester metropolitan area with. Hilton’s population is approximately 5,856.
Hilton was originally known as Unionville. In 1885, the village was incorporated under the name North Parma. The village changed its name to Hilton in 1896. It got its present name from Reverend Charles Augustus Hilton, a clergyman of the Freewill Baptist Church.
Hilton and nearby Attractions
- Genesee Country Village & Museum
- Cobbs Hill Park
- Susan B. Anthony House
- Stone-Tolan House
- Ellwanger Garden
Things To Do In Hilton
The Genesee Country Village & Museum, located near Hilton, is one of the largest museums in the United States. It includes a 19th-century historic village, a museum, heirloom gardens, an art gallery, a baseball park and a nature center. Cobbs Hill Park offers various recreational opportunities. Deerfield Country Club houses the local golf course.
Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.
Hilton Higher Education
Colleges and universities located nearby include the SUNY College at Brockport, the University Of Rochester and Monroe Community College.