Also in 1823, the Erie Canal aqueduct over the Genesee River was completed, and the Erie Canal east to the Hudson River was opened.

(In the early 20th century, after the advent of railroads, the presence of the canal in the center city was an obstacle; it was re-routed south of Rochester.) By 1830, Rochester's population was 9,200 and in 1834, it was re-chartered as a city.

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Rochester is the third most populous city in New York state with over 210,000 residents, and its metropolitan area has a population of nearly 1.1 million people.

Several of the region's universities (notably the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology) have renowned research programs.

Enjoy a cup of coffee looking out the Kitchen window to an inviting Formal Garden from this beautifully maintained colonial dating back 1880.

3 Bdrms, 1.5 Baths, Dining room, Den/Fam Rm, 3 Season Rm, a bridge over Cambridge Creek going into 18 acres of wonderland.

In addition, Rochester is the site of many important inventions and innovations in consumer products.

The Rochester area has been the birthplace to such corporations as Kodak, Western Union, Bausch & Lomb, Gleason and Xerox that conduct extensive research and manufacturing in the fields of industrial and consumer products.

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This article is about the city of Rochester in Monroe County.

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