A New England gateway, bordering New York's Westchester County, Old Greenwich is a prime location for convenient travel by rail or highway to major metropolitan centers.
Old Greenwich, founded in 1641, is a section/neighborhood and census designated place in Greenwich. With a population of nearly 6,600, Old Greenwich has a small town feel with quaint residential neighborhoods and a downtown dotted with local and independent businesses. In recent years, Greenwich has become exceedingly popular among homebuyers, currently ranking at 7th place among the nation's wealthiest communities. The Old Greenwich school systems are high performing, with SAT scores averaging well above the state averages. As for things to do, Old Greenwich has Greenwich Point Park, a hub for outdoor activity, a seasonal Farmer's market held every Wednesday, the private Innis Arden Golf Club, and the Rocky Point Club, offering swimming and sailing. The Old Greenwich train station, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is about an hour away from Grand Central during peak times.