About This Place
Victor is a town in Ontario County, New York, USA. The population was 9,977 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Claudius Victor Boughton, a hero of the War of 1812.
The Town of Victor contains a village, also called Victor. The town is in the northwest corner of Ontario County and is southeast of Rochester.
The town is the site of an important Seneca village Gannagaro, but the tribe abandoned the village and the area about it after a conflict with French invaders in 1687.