Fairport is a village located in the town of Perinton which is part of Monroe County, New York. Fairport is a suburb 9 miles (14 km) east of Rochester. It is also known as the "Crown Jewel of the Erie Canal". In 2005 it was named as one of Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live". The total population of Fairport is 5,353 as of the 2010 census.