Greenwich, Connecticut

McConnell Family Law Group

History

Settled in 1640 and incorporated in 1665, Greenwich is a town with a rich history. Located in Fairfield County, it’s the southernmost and westernmost municipality in Connecticut. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Greenwich saw an influx of wealthy residents, establishing it as a key location for ‘country homes’ of many wealthy New York City residents. Today, it continues to be known for its affluent population and high-quality lifestyle.

McConnell Family Law Group is a highly qualified Greenwich family law attorney in Greenwich with offices on West Putnam Avenue.

Neighborhoods

Greenwich is divided into several notable neighborhoods and sections, each with its own unique character. These include:

  • Byram: Located on the western edge, it is home to the Byram Shore and Rosenwald Park.
  • Chickahominy: A neighborhood in the western section, known for its blend of residential and commercial zones.
  • Central Greenwich or Downtown Greenwich: The town center, filled with boutiques and eateries.
  • Old Greenwich: A charming neighborhood known for its historic district and the stunning Greenwich Point Park.
  • Riverside: A residential community with an excellent view of the Long Island Sound.

NeighborhoodNotable Features
ByramHome to the Byram Shore and Rosenwald Park, offering waterfront views and recreational opportunities.
ChickahominyA blend of residential and commercial zones, reflecting Greenwich’s multicultural side.
Cos CobKnown for its maritime heritage, home to Bush-Holley House and Cos Cob Library.
Downtown Greenwich or Central GreenwichThe town center filled with boutiques, eateries, and the town hall.
GlenvilleFeaturing Pemberwick Park and distinguished by its rich history and historic district.
MianusA residential area known for its natural beauty and the Mianus River Park.
Old GreenwichCharacterized by its historic district and the stunning Greenwich Point Park.
PemberwickA residential community featuring a blend of older homes and newer developments.
RiversideOffers excellent views of the Long Island Sound and home to the Riverside Yacht Club.
RockridgeA residential neighborhood known for its serenity and family-friendly environment.
Round HillKnown for its rural character, large estates, and the Round Hill Community Church.

Notable Attractions

Greenwich is home to numerous attractions that draw both locals and tourists, including:

  • Greenwich Point Park: A beautiful recreational area offering activities like swimming, boating, and hiking.
  • Bruce Museum: An institution showcasing art, science, and natural history exhibits.
  • Bush-Holley House: A historic house museum displaying American Impressionist art.
  • Greenwich Avenue: Known for its upscale shopping and dining options.

Statistical Data

As of the 2020 Census, Greenwich has a population of approximately 62,000 residents. It is known for its high-quality lifestyle, with a median household income significantly above the national average. The town is part of the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area and has a diverse economy with sectors ranging from finance and insurance to professional, scientific, and technical services.

Neighborhood Map
Byram
Chickahominy
Cos Cob
Glenville
Mianus
Old Greenwich
Pemberwick
Riverside
Rockridge
Round Hill

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