The scenic community of Hilton is located in Monroe County, N.Y., and is just a short drive from Rochester. Hilton offers its residents an ideal lifestyle of both modern, urban amenities and laid-back living. Residents can find virtually anything they need in Rochester, but the quaint charm and tree-lined streets of Hilton attract many to the village. People looking for Hilton apartments for rent will love the beautiful location that allows residents to bask in the wonderful nature of the area while enjoying modern conveniences in nearby communities. With a population of a mere 5,900 people, Hilton residents can enjoy the best of small town living.
The village of Hilton in Monroe County boast a rich history that stretches back more than 200 years to a time when the area was primarily unsettled, although the original Merchants Road was well-traveled, demonstrating the fact that many Indian tribes made use of the region's rich resources. The county began to prosper later as an industrial county thriving on milling, which later developed into a modern hub of high-tech industries, manufacturing, education and medicine.
Today, residents have no problem finding employment throughout Monroe County. Many people living in Hilton apartments and rentals travel to Rochester for employment, as it is one of the leading manufacturing hubs in the country. Home to Eastman Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, Delphi Automotive Systems and Xerox Corporation, the area boasts many opportunities. More than 1,500 small and mid-sized manufacturing companies also have their base here.
Beginning in 1981, Hilton Apple Fest has long been a beloved event that residents and travelers come to enjoy. Attendees chomp on local apples and homemade desserts while enjoying live entertainment and mingling with fellow residents each year. Apple Fest also features an auto show, craft books, souvenirs and much more.
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