Geneva is a village, a town and a city and incorporates several communities under each of those governing bodies.
The communities associated with the various aspects of Geneva are:
Billsboro... on route 14 on Seneca Lake, south of Geneva
Billsboro Corners... on route 6, west of Billsboro
most of Border City... hamlet east of town
Clark Point... just north of Billsboro on the lake front
most of East Geneva... eastof the city on route 5/20
Lenox Park... hamlet west of town on route 20
Pre-Emption... northwest of Geneva on route 4
Geneva calls itself "the gateway to the fingerlakes".
It seems to be more "doorway to the wine cellar" because of its prominence in the wine-tasting tourist activities.
Originally it was the Seneca Indian settlement of Kanadasaga.
The city was last incorporated in 1871 as Geneva.
Today Geneva is a village, a town and a city, all concentric and overlapping.
13500 people in 5000 households with 3000 families; family income is $41000
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce provides a very comprehensive website of tourism for the area: http://www.genevany.com/
the official Geneva website is http://www.geneva.ny.us/
ZIPCODE 14456 is Geneva in Ontario County
Area Code 315
Town Hall is 042-49-47N 076-59-58W
City Hall is 042-52-00N 076-59-13W
The seal of the city (as seen in the police badge) symbolizes the wheels of industry fueling the economic progress of the city.
City of Geneva is known as "Lake Trout Capital" because of all the fish caught in the lake.