Place:Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

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NameGreenwich
TypeTown
Coordinates41.017°N 73.617°W
Located inFairfield, Connecticut, United States     (1640 - )
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Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 61,171. It is the 10th largest municipality in Connecticut, and the largest that functions as a town (the remaining largest municipalities in the state function as cities).

The largest town on Connecticut's Gold Coast, Greenwich is home to many hedge funds and other financial service firms. Greenwich is the southernmost and westernmost municipality in Connecticut as well as in the six-state region of New England. It is roughly 40 to 50 minutes by train from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Greenwich 12th on its list of the "100 Best Places to Live in the United States" in 2005. The town is named after Greenwich, a Royal borough of London in the United Kingdom.

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