About || Greenwich, Connecticut


Greenwich is an affluent town in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Greenwich is home to many hedge funds and other financial service companies. In July 2005, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Greenwich 1st on its list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States. Money magazine also ranked Greenwich #1 in the “Biggest Earner” category. The town is named after Greenwich, a borough of London in the United Kingdom.

population: 62,256 (2012 census)

area: 67.2 square miles

Greenwich is the southernmost and westernmost municipality in Connecticut. The town is bordered to the west and north by Westchester County, New York, to the east by the city of Stamford, and to the south by Long Island Sound.

Commute

Greenwich boasts four train stations on the metro-north line–Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside and Old Greenwich.

Education

Greenwich Public Schools include eleven elementary schools, three middle schools and Greenwich High School. Go Cardinals!

Private schools in Greenwich include:

Brunswick School, a non-sectarian boys’ school

Greenwich Academy, a non-sectarian girls’ school

Eagle Hill School (K-10)

Convent of the Sacred Heart, a girls’ school with Catholic affiliation (preK-12)

Greenwich Catholic School (preK-8)

Greenwich Country Day School (Nursery-9)

The Stanwich School