New York 256


New York 256 north
New York 256 begins and heads northeast along Perine Street in Dansville. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Five blocks east of Main Street (New York 63), New York 256 turns from Perine Street onto Health Street. Photo taken 05/08/05.
New York 256 heads north from Dansville 11 miles to Conesus and 18 miles to Livonia. Dansville's Castle on the Hill lies on the hillside just beyond the initial stand of trees. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Following Health Street, New York 256 ascends out of Dansville. In the distance is the split with Depot Road, an old alignment of New York 256. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Northbound New York 256 reassurance shield posted after Depot Road. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Exiting Dansville, New York 256 enters the town of North Dansville along Swamp Road. Photo taken 05/08/05.
After a short drive through North Dansville, New York 256 quickly departs for Sparta. Photo taken 05/08/05.

Next in line for northbound motorists is the junction with Livingston County 29 (Reeds Corners Road). Photo taken 05/08/05.
Mainly serving agricultural interests, Livingston County 29 leads northward to Reeds Corners and Livingston County 1A (Liberty Pole Road). Photo taken 05/08/05.
Northbound reassurance shield for New York 256 posted after Reeds Corners Road. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Entering the intersection with Church Road east and Sparta Center Road west. Sparta Center Road represents another old alignment of New York 256 as it parallels the state route closely on the west side. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Continuing north from Church and Sparta Center Roads at the next northbound New York 256 shield. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Nearing the split with Livingston County 71 (Stagecoach Road) on New York 256 (Swamp Road) north. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Livingston County 71 (Stagecoach Road) provides a direct route to New York 15 at Conesus. The county route represents the former alignment of New York 255, a state route decommissioned in 1995.1 Photo taken 05/08/05.
New York 256 continues northwest toward Scottsburg. Photos taken 05/08/05.
Travelers enter the settlement of Scottsburg where New York 256 (Swamp Road) meets Livingston County 1 (Groveland Scottsburg Road) west and 1A (Springwater Road) east. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Livingston County 1 leads west to New York 63 at Groveland; Livingston County 1A heads east to Livingston County 71 (Stagecoach Road). Photo taken 05/08/05.
Departing Scottsburg on New York 256 (Swamp Road) north. Photos taken 05/08/05.
Livingston County 33 (Sliker Hill Road) stems east from New York 256 to New York 15 at Conesus. Photo taken 05/08/05.
New York 256 travels West Lake Road northward from Livingston County 33. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Following the west side of Conesus Lake, New York 256 (West Lake Road) next meets Livingston County 45 (Maple Beach Road). Photo taken 05/08/05.
Livingston County 45 meanders northwest to East Groveland, with connections to Groveland Road northwest to Geneseo. Photo taken 05/08/05.
New York 256 (West Lake Road) continues north along the west edge of Conesus Lake. Cottages and lakefront homes line the northbound side of the road as the route passes through Cottonwood and Long Point. Photos taken 05/08/05.
Approaching the west beginning of Livingston County 32 (Long Point Road) on New York 256 (West Lake Road) north. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Livingston County 32 joins the Conesus Lake area with Livingston County 10 (Groveland Road) outside Geneseo. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Leaving Long Point Road, New York 256 (West Lake Road) heads toward Sackett Harbor. Photo taken 05/08/05.
The New York 256 junction with U.S. 20A (Lakeville Road west / Big Tree Road) east lies west of Conesus Lake's northernmost point within the town of Lakeville. Photo taken 05/08/05.
U.S. 20A east follows Big Tree Road east to a 2.19-mile merge with New York 15 between Pebble Beach and Livonia. U.S. 20A west travels six miles to Geneseo, meeting Interstate 390 Exit 8 in 1.23 miles. Photos taken 05/08/05.
New York 256 leaves U.S. 20A and sees a pair of northbound reassurance markers. Photos taken 05/08/05.
1.4 miles northward, New York 256 (West Lake Road) concludes at New York 15 (Lakeville / Rochester Roads). New York 15 is the pre-1974 routing of U.S. 15. Photo taken 05/08/05.
Lima Road merges with New York 256 just south of its northern terminus. An end shield resides at the intersection with New York 15. Photo taken 05/08/05.
New York 15 follows Rochester Road southward to its merge with U.S. 20A at Conesus Lake and Lakeville Road north to Interstate 390 Exit 9 and U.S. 20 & New York 5 at East Avon. Photo taken 05/08/05.
New York 256 South
From Conesus Lake, New York 256 descends into Dansville. In the town of 5000, the route proceeds a short distance to the southern terminus at New York 63. Photo taken 05/28/00.

Sources:

  1. New York Routes (Routes 250-259).

Page Updated August 11, 2009.

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