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The Village of Fairport is located on the historic Erie Canal within the Town of Perinton and for the more than 6,000 residents and over 300 business owners, the Village of Fairport provides a quality of life and opportunity for commerce that’s unmatched by many communities of our size.

From its earliest days, the presence of the waterway helped transform what had once been known as Perrinsville into a very "fair port” for an overnight stay by passing travelers.  The railroad came to Fairport in 1853 making this growing community one of the leading centers of transportation and industry of its time in all of Upstate New York.

Today, the great packet boats and barges of an earlier era have been replaced by recreational boaters, canoes, kayaks, and tour boats, while the old towpath serves the leisure time interests of bikers, joggers, and walkers alike.

With its quiet, tree lined streets, specialty shopping, and front porch friendliness, the Village of Fairport offers contemporary living at its very best.  Here, our residents have access to one of the premiere public education systems in the state - not to mention a village library, historical museum, and lush canalside parks.

Boaters Paradise: modern overnight docking facilities in the heart of the Village’s rustic business district accommodate more than 30 boats, featuring water and electric services, well-maintained restrooms and showers, and pump-out stations.  Helpful dockmasters are on duty during the boating season.

Canal Days Festival: each June Fairport’s Canal Days attracts more than 400 arts and crafts exhibitors from the United States and tens of thousands of visitors to one of the most anticipated festivals of its kind.

*courtesy Village of Fairport website*

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Fairport Central Schools

Fairport Central Schools

Home of the Red Raiders

Our district serves a residential community in Perinton, southeast of metropolitan Rochester, NY. With a commitment to high standards and excellence, faculty and staff, residents, and the Board of Education work collaboratively to enhance student achievement and the quality of educational opportunities. Programs, services, and activities are organized to promote the successful development of the skills, concepts, and self-assurance of all students. Contemporary technologies are utilized so that students and staff have 24/7 access to Internet-based communication, collaboration, and learning resources. A hallmark of the District is the caring community. *courtsey Fairport School District website*

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