Place:Rowayton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


Coordinates41.05°N 73.433°W
Located inFairfield, Connecticut, United States
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Rowayton is an affluent section of Norwalk, Connecticut. Located on Long Island Sound just 40 miles from New York City, Rowayton is a coastal New England village. According to Forbes magazine, the 2010 median home sale price was $1,674,964, counting Rowayton among the most expensive communities in Connecticut as well as the nation.

The community is governed by the Sixth Taxing District of Norwalk and has a number of active local associations, including the Civic Association, the Historical Society, the Rowayton Library, a Gardeners Club, and a Parents Exchange. Rowayton annually plays host to a Shakespearean production at Pinkney Park, produced by Shakespeare on the Sound, and also has an active community of artists, many of whom are associated with the Rowayton Arts Center.

The Rowayton station on the New Haven line of the Metro-North Railroad is located within the community, as is an elementary school.

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