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Carolyn Houseknecht

Rating 5.0
Farmers Insurance Agent in Batavia, NY
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214 E Main St
Batavia, NY 14020

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Phone Numbers

(585) 201-7465(585) 201-7465
(585) 250-4025

Office Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Mon:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Available evenings and weekends
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Farmers Insurance Agent in Batavia, NY

Carolyn Houseknecht
About Me

Rating 5.0

As your local Farmers® agency in Batavia, NY, the Houseknecht Agency team's mission is to support and advise our customers (like you!) to identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs.

The Houseknecht Agency welcomes any opportunity to make you smarter about insurance and how your insurance will safeguard what (and whom!) you love. The process is straightforward and personalized and our team has the knowledge and experience to help you better understand your coverage options--whether that's auto, home, renters, flood, business insurance, and more.

We look forward to seeing you at the Houseknecht Agency and whether you're an existing customer, someone who is shopping, or just someone who wants some help understanding your current insurance, we're happy to meet you and happy to help you with your insurance needs.

Our office is staffed and outfitted to support families--children can relax in our comfortable children's' area while their loved ones talk to our professional and welcoming staff. If our office hours do not suit your needs, please don't hesitate to ask for an appointment and we will be happy to come to you or open the office to accommodate your schedule. We really look forward to seeing you at our office. Welcome!

Give me a call at (585) 201-7465 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Languages Spoken: English and French

Years of Experience

I have over 1 year of experience as a Farmers Insurance agent.


MA--NYU 2004, BA--Colgate University 2003, and West Irondequoit High School '99

Neighborhoods Served

Batavia, Alexander, Oakfield-Alabama, Genesee County, and Wyoming County


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In the interest of protecting our families, our customers, and our employees, we will be setting up our agency remotely effective immediately.

We will be working and available to you at 585-201-7465 by phone or text; we will also be available by email at

In the event you need to make a cash payment, please call or text so that we can make arrangements to help you.

Thank you for being flexible and for understanding our concern. We need to protect those who are vulnerable in our community and the Houseknecht Agency is happy to do our part.

Tiffany Gill Photography

Tiffany Gill takes beautiful photos that really capture the essence of a family or a business. If you're looking for photos outside of a traditional studio setting, Tiffany is someone to trust.

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Fired Up Ready to Paint Ceramics

Shirley Nigro is a local businesswoman with a location in Barre and one in Batavia where you can enjoy art, paint ceramics, and visit with friends. Check out Shirley's shops and make something pretty for your home or office!

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The Holland Land Office Museum

The Houseknecht Agency is a proud supporter of the Holland Land Office and Museum. The museum hosts wonderful community events and serves as a reminder of the Batavia area's criticality to the settlement and development of this area in the early 19th century. Stop on by and visit the exhibits and gift shop which has some great books by local authors as well as unique Batavia-area gifts.

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Project Stork Inc. The Baby Pantry

Project Stork's Mission:
To ensure that families living in poverty have an adequate supply of diapers for their infants and toddlers;
To raise community awareness that “basic human needs” include diapers and that these needs are not being met for children living in poverty;
To advocate for policy reform so that diapers are included in the definition of and provision for the “basic human needs” of families.

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The Autism Nature Trail

The Autism Nature Trail is a planned one mile, looping trail that will be located within Letchworth State Park, directly adjacent to the Humphrey Nature Center. It seeks to make an accommodating place public, allowing visitors with autism and other developmental disabilities to push boundaries, explore new activities and develop skills through eight sensory stations that use nature as a tool for learning and play.
The Autism Nature Trail, with groundbreaking planned for this year, currently is in the midst of a public-private partnership to raise the final $1.9 million of the projected $3.9 million needed not only to construct the Trail but also to provide ongoing maintenance, operations and programming.
Learn more about The Autism Nature Trail, view renderings and plans, and show your support by visiting our website at

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  • Travel
  • Reading
  • Camping
  • Baseball and Basketball
  • Spending Time with Family
No two companies are exactly alike. That’s why you can build a customized Farmers business insurance policy with options that provide coverage for your specific needs and challenges. Call me today to learn more.
Yes, we can insure your snowmobile! We can also insure your 4-wheelers, your campers, your motor-homes, motorcycles and more. Stop in to see how the Houseknecht agency can insure all the toys that make living in Upstate New York a lot more fun!

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Recent Reviews for Carolyn Houseknecht

Rating 5.0
6 Customer Reviews
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was the best to work with! She is super nice and understanding and helpful. It was like I was working with a friend or family member! I would definitely recommend her to anyone!
    Response from Carolyn
    I really appreciate your kind words, Svetlana! Making people feel comfortable and supported is a goal of mine and I'm glad that you felt that with our interaction.
  • Rating 5.0
    Great customer service, super helpful, great rates! So glad to have switched to Farmer's Insurance with Carolyn as my agent.
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for trusting me to help you with your new home!
  • Rating 5.0
    Very helpful and responsive!
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much and congratulations again on your new home!!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was so helpful with finding the best plans for me! I felt like she had my best interest in mind the whole time. I really appreciated it! Highly recommend working with her!!
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for trusting me to outline your options and for the wonderful feedback!!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was very patient with me. She helped me get the plan that was best for my needs!
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for trusting us with your policy and for your kind words!
  • Rating 5.0
    Knowledgeable, personal yet professional. Good understanding of my needs and appropriate coverage.
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you for the kind words! We hope you love your new home!
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