Founded in 1640, Greenwich was the tenth town established in the state of Connecticut.

Welcome to Greenwich

A wealthy and upscale community in a stunning private setting along the Gold Coast

Greenwich is one of the most upscale and private towns in Connecticut. Set along Connecticut’s stunning Gold Coast, Greenwich is filled with wealth and dedicated luxury. It is known for stunning, expensive homes from sprawling colonials to breathtaking contemporaries. With beautiful rolling hills, green pastures, beaches and ocean views, Greenwich simply has it all.
Greenwich is filled with options for high-end dining and shopping, as well as lots of exciting events that bring the community together. Holiday celebrations and summer festivals are just a few of the options that residents can enjoy with amazing food, drinks, and music.

What to Love

  • Waterfront properties along Connecticut’s Gold Coast
  • Magnificant mansions in the back country
  • An upscale and stylish dining and shopping experience
  • High quality of living

Local Lifestyle - Living in Greenwich

Greenwich is the premier neighborhood in Connecticut. Residents enjoy easy access to the beauty and history of Connecticut’s most beautiful beaches, as well as lush parks, golf clubs, and more. Greenwich Avenue is the centerpiece of the shopping scene and is also known as the Rodeo Drive of the East.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Greenwich has a plethora of options for dining and shopping. Richards is a luxury fashion department store with upscale options for both men and women offering the finest clothing, shoes, and accessories. Offering a personalized touch makes the shopping experience at Richards unlike any other.
A luxury favorite, Hermes is located in downtown Greenwich and offers a beautiful selection of classic bags, scarves, and accessories. After finishing your shopping, don’t forget to stop in at Cafe Versailles for a coffee and a delicious pastry.
For dinner, Rebeccas offers a fabulous selection of fine wines and a creative, new American menu. The ambiance is stylish and chic, with minimalistic decor and lots of natural light. Guests can dine at the bar facing a beautiful open kitchen and watch the masters at work.
L’Escale offers guests a true taste of France along the beautiful Connecticut waterfront. Located within the Delamar Hotel, L’Escale offers upscale dining on a waterfront patio or inside a luxurious dining room. The atmosphere is matched with high-end service and the freshest ingredients straight from the ocean and surrounding Connecticut farms.

Things to Do in Greenwich

Greenwich offers many exciting community events for residents. Greenwich Town Party is an all-day event that celebrates the community with some of the best music, food, and drinks. Residents gather to enjoy local culinary delights and sing and dance the day away together.

The Greenwich dining scene is celebrated during the annual Greenwich Wine & Food Festival. The festival brings in celebrity and local chefs, amazing music, and incredible wines for multiple days, with plenty of events for the entire family.

The Greenwich Polo Club offers public matches on the weekend in a country setting that is filled with classic Connecticut charm. Established in 1981, the venue is considered one of the most elite polo venues in the world and features one of the best polo teams, the White Birch.

The Greenwich International Film Festival is a non-profit founded by women who combine entertainment with philanthropy to bring a wide variety of year-round events to Greenwich. The Greenwich International Film Festival is a celebration of the best in film, combined with giving back to causes that matter.

Greenwich is the current and past home of many celebrities, including Glenn Close, Ron Howard, and Terry Cruz. Residents can enjoy searching for a glimpse of famous people who live in Greenwich alongside them.

Overview for Greenwich, CT

63,567 people live in Greenwich, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $115,860. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Greenwich, CT

There's plenty to do around Greenwich, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Canaan Fish Market, Old Greenwich Wine Merchants, and Bon Ton Fish Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $ 3.57 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.25 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.78 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Greenwich, CT

Greenwich has 22,662 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Greenwich do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 63,567 people call Greenwich home. The population density is 3,717.393 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Greenwich, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Greenwich. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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