Greenwich At a Glance
- Settled in 1640 by Daniel Patrick, Robert Feake, and Feake's wife Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake
- Named after Greenwich, England, a borough of London famous for being the home of the Greenwich Observatory - through which the Greenwich Meridian runs.
- Population of 62,256 (2012), with an average density of 930/mi2 (360/km2)
- Area of 930/mi2 of which approximately 25% is water.
- Encompasses several hamlets including Greenwich (or Central Greenwich), Cos Cob, Riverside, Old Greenwich, Mianus, Banksville, Byram, Glenville and others.