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Greenwich is a town of about 60,000 that is located in Fairfield County, southwestern Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States of America. It is one of the wealthiest communities in America and is blessed with lush and beautiful scenery and many large and impressive houses.

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  1. The town was named after Greenwich, a borough of London in the United Kingdom
  2. The first known “country club” to be formed in Greenwich was the The Fairfield County Golf Club, renamed the Greenwich Country Club in 1909, which was also the fourth country club established in America.
  3. In the early 1900s, Greenwich Avenue, originally called The Road to Piping Point, was paved with soft yellow stones and was dubbed the “Yellow Brick Road.”
  4. Greenwich was a potential site for the United Nations in 1946. The proposition was heartily fought down by protesting residents.
  5. There are ten yacht clubs, ten country clubs, and eleven garden clubs in Greenwich.

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