Gates / Chili

The Town of Gates is a progressive and diverse community with historic homesteads, sports parks, shopping plazas, and locally owned businesses. It’s also home to the Rochester International Airport. Families in the community have many opportunities for recreation such as the Erie Canal for boating, Tinseltown USA and IMAX theaters, the Westside Family YMCA, and community parades and festivals. The Town of Chili is a community with a rural background but has seen a steady growth in population and economic development during recent years. Chili has a variety of places for families to enjoy including a community center, golf courses, museums, boat launches and several parks. Situated in North Chili, Roberts Wesleyan College hosts concerts, art exhibits, and theater performances for all to enjoy. Gates Chili School District is located in a western suburb of Rochester, New York, a community situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes. The District covers a 26 square mile area serving most of the Town of Gates and a large portion of the Town of Chili. The school community is just minutes from downtown Rochester and offers attractions such as professional theaters, museums, and professional sporting events in baseball, hockey, soccer, basketball, and football. Rochester is also known for institutions such as the University or Rochester with its renowned medical school, Eastman School of Music, and international companies such as Eastman Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, and Xerox Corporation. Demographics~ Population…28,614  Median House Value…$112,500


The Town of Chili  was established in 1822 from part of the Town of Riga. North Chili was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Chili is home to an annual festival known as the Chil-E Fest which takes place around the Fourth of July. Black Creek Park is one of many parks in Chili where visitors can make use of nature trails that run along the creek.  Demographics~ Population…27,638 Median House Value…$61,481