Penfield is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. The population was 36,242 at the 2010 census.
The town was incorporated in 1810 by the proprietor, Daniel Penfield, who purchased the town lands in 1795 and moved to the area in 1809. His house still resides at 1784 Penfield Road. Penfield is a suburb of Rochester, New York. The town’s motto is “A Town of Planned Progress”.
The town is primarily served by the Penfield and Webster central school districts, with relatively small portions of the town served by the Pittsford and Wayne central school districts.
Major companies in Penfield include Paychex, Nalge Nunc International, Birds Eye Foods, and Wegman’s.
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