Greenwich Connecticut

Many of the 13 areas of Greenwich have distinctive identities. Old Greenwich, Riverside, and Cos Cob show their close ties to the water. Banksville and Round Hill are in the rolling country estate territory. Greenwich not only has separate neighborhoods, it is also two separate worlds. This gracious residential town contains some of the world’s foremost industrial and corporate headquarters. That the two succeed in living together in harmony says a lot a lot for sound planning. Special qualities of pleasant, prosperous living are abundant in Greenwich. Its affluence is quiet and secure, befitting the lovely shore and-up-country meadows.

Public Services:
Water, sewer, gas. 4 train stations. Community Answers, located at the Greenwich Library (622-7979)
Population:
60,000
Government:
Representative Town Meeting
Area:
48 square miles

Mill Rate:
8.152
7.763 with sewer
Distance:
NYC/Manhattan – 28 miles
Avg. Sold Price:
10/07/07 – CMLS, Single Family Residences
$2,283,074
Police Dept.:
Regular; 158 officers
Fire Dept.:
5 fire departments, I volunteer, 68 paid fire fighters.
Houses of Worship:
Most denominations are represented
Recreation:
Town beaches, parks tennis courts & golf courses. Audobon Society, garden clubs and polo. Yacht clubs, health clubs, YMCA, YWCA, Town sports leagues for children and adults.
Medical Facilities:
Greenwich Hospital/Bendheim Cancer Center
Shopping:
Many local shops, Stamford Town Center Mail
Schools:
10 Elementary (Grades 1-5); 3 Middle (Grades 6-8); 1 High School (Grades 9-12); also 10 private elementary and 7 private secondary schools; more than 30 private nursery schools as well.