Greenwich Tourism, Connecticut

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Greenwich /ˈɡrɛnᵻtʃ/ is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 61,171. As of a census done by the Census Bureau on July 1, 2012, the town had a population of 62,256. 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 is 38+ minutes by train (express) from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. The largest town on Connecticut's Gold Coast, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Greenwich first on its list of the "100 Best Places to Live in the United States" in 2005. The town is named after Greenwich, a borough of London in the United Kingdom.


Greenwich is a small town in Connecticut where you can head to for a relaxing weekend. There are four beaches where you can spend some fun time or take a picnic. A must-visit spot is Tod’s point from where you can view the bridges close to Manhattan. The Putnam Cottage is the spot where General Israel Putnam chased the redcoats down the Put’s Hill. Another important historical landmark in Greenwich is the Bush-Holley House which traces its importance to the development of the art scene in the state. The Greenwich International Film Festival is a major crowd puller in June. Also check out the exhibits at the Bruce Museum. Plan a holiday in Greenwich this season.


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Facts and Stats for Greenwich*

  • Greenwich: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Greenwich for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Greenwich.

    • Burglary and Theft 91.67 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 91.67 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Greenwich - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Greenwich

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Greenwich

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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