Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is home to many hedge funds and other financial service companies. Greenwich is the southernmost and westernmost municipality in Connecticut as well as the six-state region of New England. It takes roughly 40–50 minutes by train to and from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.
The racial makeup of the town was approximately 80% White, 5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 8% Asian, and 2.5% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14% of the population. The town offers some of the best recreational facilities and the beautiful nature but is still in close proximity to Manhattan. Time.com Money ranked Greenwich on top 50 on its list of "The Best Places to Live in America" in 2016.
There are many historic houses and beautiful gardens in Greenwich which makes it a popular location for movies about small-town America. The residents of the Town of Greenwich head to the Greenwich Point Park, where there is a beach with a Manhattan skyline view, where they can spend their day participating in various activities include jogging, walking, cycling, nature study, boating, fishing, sailboarding, sunbathing, swimming, and picnicking . Greenwich also has a variety of shopping places for visitors and locals.
Located in downtown Greenwich near the Greenwich harbor, the Bruce Museum offers both science and art exhibits. Its wide array of holdings include items related to anthropology, natural history, decorative art, and fine art.
The site of the first art colony in Connecticut and former center of American Impressionist art, the Bush-Holley house is now the home of the Greenwich Historical Society.
Formerly a waterfront estate named "Innis Arden" of wealthy New Yorker J. Kennedy Tod, Greenwich Point Park is now the most visited of the various and all generally fantastic beaches near Greenwich, C.T., with miles of walking trails.
Greenwich has a diverse and interesting local scene with food. A few of the diverse array of Greenwich bars include the Ginger Man, Douro, and Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant in downtown Greenwich. For fine dining to simple lunch, dinner or breakfast with family and friends, there are plenty of delicious restaurants options in Greenwich.
It takes roughly 40–50 minutes by train to and from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. The short ride from Wall Street, makes Greenwich a popular home for wealthy Manhattanites.