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Welcome to Greenwich ...

The Town of Greenwich is located in Fairfield County<1>.

The location of Greenwich has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Pronunciation for the Town of Greenwich: gren-nitch<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Greenwich has a population of 62,840 people<4> (see below for details).

Greenwich is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Greenwich lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Greenwich: (203) & (475)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greenwich had an population of 62,840 people. This is an increase of 2.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Greenwich had a population of 61,171 people (which is 6.67% of the total population of Fairfield County). This makes Greenwich the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Greenwich represents 1.71% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 61,171 people, the population of Greenwich has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 61,101 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenwich.

Communities Also Named Greenwich ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Greenwich - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenwich.

Communities near Greenwich ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greenwich.

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Greenwich
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<8>
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Greenwich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 298,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
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    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Greenwich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
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    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Greenwich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Greenwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<8>
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Greenwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
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      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Greenwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<8>
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Greenwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
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      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Greenwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Greenwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Greenwich. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greenwich.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenwich. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Greenwich.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenwich. See our Newspapers Page for Greenwich.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwich ...

Looking for more information about Greenwich? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Greenwich, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwich.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Greenwich. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Greenwich. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenwich.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwich - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greenwich) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Greenwich. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwich

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwich. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0390, Longitude: -73.6137       In this case, the coordinates for Greenwich have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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