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An attractive 20-block neighborhood that was originally named after a local pig farm, Swillburg is located in Rochester, New York, in the zip code area of 14620 in Monroe County. This community has never forgotten its roots, and local street signs sport pictures of the cheery pig. The median age of residents in Swillburg is 31.5 years.
The Swillburg neighborhood is comprised mainly of single-family homes and apartments, with a combination of residential and business properties. South Clinton Avenue borders Swillburg to the west, Interstate 490 to the north, and Field Street to the east. Pedestrian friendly, Swillburg offers both sidewalks and community gardens. The Erie Canal Heritage Trail is a short drive away, and provides over 260 miles of bicycle and jogging paths.
Public schools in the area include School 35-Pinnacle School, School 15-The Children’s School of Rochester, Monroe Middle School, James Monroe High School, School of the Arts, and School Without Walls. Universities nearby include the University of Rochester, Saint John Fisher College, Monroe Community College, and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Golf fans will enjoy the variety of golf courses in the area, including Oak Hill Country Club, Brook Lea Country Club, Shadow Pines Golf Club, Irondequoit Country Club, and Locust Hill Country Club. The Wegmans LPGA is played annually at Locust Hill.
Baseball lovers can take in a Rochester Red Wings Game at the nearby Frontier Field, and hockey fans get their tickets early in the season for Rochester American games at the Blue Cross Arena.
The neighborhood of Swillburg has its own park called Otto Henderberg Square Park. The famed Highland Park is home to the Lilac Festival each spring. Other parks and attractions nearby include Cobbs Hill Park, Rochester Museum and Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium, Strong National Museum of Play, and Memorial Art Gallery.