Ontario County Courthouse, Canandaiga

Ontario County NY

Ontario County is tucked in the center of New York’s Finger Lakes Region with breathtaking lakes, soaring mountains, lush vineyards, and charming communities.  From exhilarating outdoor adventures to fascinating arts and culture to an incredible variety of local wine and food, Ontario County is the Finger Lakes at its best.

The Facts

  • Ontario County is situated in the heart of western New York, about 10 miles southeast of Rochester and is one of 14 counties that make up the Finger Lakes region.
  •  Within its 644 square miles (663 square miles if you include water), the county has two cities (Canandaigua and Geneva), 16 towns, eight villages, and more than a dozen school districts.
  •  With a population of 112,458 (2020 Census), Ontario County is one of the few upstate counties that is growing. 

Explore Ontario County


In the heart of New York’s scenic Finger Lakes region on the northern rim of Seneca Lake rests...


Nestled in Ontario County’s southwest corner and surrounded by three neighboring counties to...