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Glenville (Greenwich)

Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.

Glenville is a neighborhood and census-designated place in the town of Greenwich in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 2,327.[2] It is located in the western part of Greenwich at the falls of the Byram River, which provided waterpower when this was a mill village. The area is home to Glenville Elementary school, Western Civic Center and a volunteer fire station, the Glenville Fire Department.

The town of Greenwich is one political and taxing body, but consists of several distinct sections or neighborhoods, such as Banksville, Byram, Cos Cob, Glenville, Mianus, Old Greenwich, Riverside and Greenwich (sometimes referred to as central, or downtown, Greenwich). Of these neighborhoods, three (Cos Cob, Old Greenwich, and Riverside) have separate postal names and ZIP codes.

Historic district

The original settlement of Glenville, which was formerly known as "Sherwood's Bridge", was listed on the Queen Anne mansion and an Italianate store building."[3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glenville (Greenwich)
  2. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Glenville CDP, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ Nils Kerschus (October 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Glenville Historic District / Sherwood's Bridge" (PDF). (22 photos from 2004-05, an integral part of the document, referenced throughout, are not included in the online version). National Park Service. p. 13. ]


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