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Greenwich is one of the oldest towns in Connecticut, full of rich history and culture. Only a 50-minute train ride to New York City, this coastal town gives you the charming New England feel as well as the vibrant and exciting city life. 

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This coastal town is the largest on Connecticut’s ‘Gold Coast’ due to its many hedge funds and large financial service companies. The town has four beaches on Long Island Sound where you can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing or relaxing on the sand. Several festivals take place throughout the year for all interests; arts, film, food, and cultural. Take a stroll through Greenwich’s downtown where you can enjoy fine dining, shops, and other attractions.

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Facts about Greenwich

Town/City established:

  • 1640.

Named from:

  • This town was named from Greenwich near London.

County:

  • Fairfield.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Glenn Close, actress.
  • Jane Fonda, actress.
  • Mel Gibson, actor, director and producer.
  • Adam Sandler, actor, director, producer, TV personality.
  • Diana Ross, singer, actress.
  • Kathie Lee Gifford, TV personality, wife of late husband Frank Gifford.
  • Colin Wilson, NHL player for Nashville Predators.
  • John Sullivan, NFL center for Minnesota Vikings. 
  • Steve Young, former NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers.
  • Richard Blumenthal, U.S senator, state attorney general.
  • George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.
  • George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States.
  • Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., CEO of IBM.
  • Christopher A. Sinclair, chairman and CEO of Mattel, former CEO of Pepsi-Cola.

 Top Five Attractions:

  • Greenwich Point Park.
  • Black Rock Antiques Center.
  • Island Beach.
  • Byram Shore Park.
  • Bruce Museum.

Annual visitor’s events:

  • Bruce Museum Spring Outdoor Crafts Festival, May and October.
  • Greenwich Town Party, May.
  • International Film Festival, June.
  • Greenwich Holiday and Stroll Fair, Nov.-Dec.

Quality of town/city:

  • This coastal town is the largest on Connecticut’s ‘Gold Coast’ due to its many hedge funds and large financial service companies. The town has four beaches on Long Island Sound where you can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing or relaxing on the sand. Several festivals take place throughout the year for all interests; arts, film, food, and cultural. Take a stroll through Greenwich’s downtown where you can enjoy fine dining, shops, and other attractions. 

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