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Greenwich is a village in Washington County, in the Glens Falls metro area.

The community was named for Greenwich, England.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Greenwich. For links to other places called Greenwich, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Greenwich is 43.090N. The longitude is -73.499W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 374 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,880.


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Median household income
Local
$34,659
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Greenwich demographic reports
Greenwich is on the Batten Kill.
Former and merged names include:
· Union Village
· Whipple's City
· Whipple City
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 11.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Grandma Moses, painter
Local festivals include:
  • Washington County Fair - Aug. 20-26, 2007
  • Whipple City Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Greenwich web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: Green-witch

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenwich demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Glens Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12834 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Greenwich residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenwich ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenwich was $16,592, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Greenwich residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Greenwich, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,020.


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Libraries in Greenwich include Easton Library, Greenwich Free Library ... View libraries

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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenwich political report.

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The average commute time for Greenwich workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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