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Geneva is the name of both a town and a city in Ontario County, in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The City of Geneva is inside the Town of Geneva.

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  1. The city proclaims itself as the "Lake Trout Capital of the World".
  2. Geneva is located in the Finger Lakes region, the largest wine-producing area in New York State.
  3. In 2015, the National Civic League chose Geneva as one of ten cities from across the country to receive its annual All-America City Award.
  4. Lauren Holly, an American actress known for her roles in the TV series Picket Fences, and NCIS, and movies Dumb & Dumber, and Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, was raised in Geneva.
  5. Elizabeth Blackwell, graduated from the medical school at what was then Geneva College in 1849, was the first woman qualified as a medical doctor in the United States

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