Gold Coast (Connecticut)

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The Gold Coast, also known as Lower Fairfield County or Southwestern Connecticut not limited to the Connecticut Panhandle, is a part of Western Connecticut that includes the entire southern portion of Fairfield County as defined by the U.S.wikipedia
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Fairfield County, Connecticut

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The Gold Coast, also known as Lower Fairfield County or Southwestern Connecticut not limited to the Connecticut Panhandle, is a part of Western Connecticut that includes the entire southern portion of Fairfield County as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Super-Public Use Microdata Area (Super-PUMA) Region 09600.
Fairfield County's Gold Coast helped rank it sixth in the US in per-capita personal income by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in 2005, contributing substantially to Connecticut being one of the most affluent states in the US. Other communities are more densely populated and economically diverse than the affluent areas for which the county is better known.

Greenwich, Connecticut

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Back Country
The largest town on Connecticut's Gold Coast, Greenwich is home to many hedge funds and other financial service firms.

New Canaan, Connecticut

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New Canaan
Considered part of Connecticut's Gold Coast, New Canaan is known for its public school system; which in 2018 was ranked as the top public school system in Connecticut, and in 2008 the 3rd best in the country.

Fairfield, Connecticut

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Fairfield
It borders the city of Bridgeport and towns of Trumbull, Easton, Weston, and Westport along the Gold Coast of Connecticut.

Councils of governments in Connecticut

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Parts of the region are served by the Western Connecticut Council of Governments.
Gold Coast (Stamford-Norwalk area)

Stratford, Connecticut

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Stratford
It is situated on Long Island Sound along Connecticut's "Gold Coast" at the mouth of the Housatonic River.

Darien, Connecticut

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Darien
With a population of 20,732 for the 2010 census and a land area of just under 13 square miles, it is the smallest town on Connecticut's "Gold Coast".

Westport, Connecticut

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Saugatuck
Westport is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, along Long Island Sound within Connecticut's Gold Coast.

Connecticut panhandle

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The Gold Coast, also known as Lower Fairfield County or Southwestern Connecticut not limited to the Connecticut Panhandle, is a part of Western Connecticut that includes the entire southern portion of Fairfield County as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Super-Public Use Microdata Area (Super-PUMA) Region 09600.

Gentleman's Agreement

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Since the mid-20th century, a number of novels and films have been set here, including Gentleman's Agreement, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Swimmer, The Stepford Wives, and The Ice Storm.

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (novel)

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Since the mid-20th century, a number of novels and films have been set here, including Gentleman's Agreement, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Swimmer, The Stepford Wives, and The Ice Storm.

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

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Since the mid-20th century, a number of novels and films have been set here, including Gentleman's Agreement, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Swimmer, The Stepford Wives, and The Ice Storm.

The Swimmer (film)

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Since the mid-20th century, a number of novels and films have been set here, including Gentleman's Agreement, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Swimmer, The Stepford Wives, and The Ice Storm.

The Stepford Wives

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Since the mid-20th century, a number of novels and films have been set here, including Gentleman's Agreement, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Swimmer, The Stepford Wives, and The Ice Storm.

The Ice Storm

1994 novel of the same namenovel of the same name
Since the mid-20th century, a number of novels and films have been set here, including Gentleman's Agreement, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, The Swimmer, The Stepford Wives, and The Ice Storm.

Brookfield, Connecticut

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Brookfield Other areas in Fairfield County that are regarded for their wealth and expensive lakefront property are Brookfield, New Fairfield, Danbury and Sherman. Brookfield and Newtown are located along the shores of Lake Lillinonah, which also consists of expensive waterfront property.

New Fairfield, Connecticut

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New Fairfield Other areas in Fairfield County that are regarded for their wealth and expensive lakefront property are Brookfield, New Fairfield, Danbury and Sherman.

Danbury, Connecticut

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Other areas in Fairfield County that are regarded for their wealth and expensive lakefront property are Brookfield, New Fairfield, Danbury and Sherman.

Sherman, Connecticut

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Other areas in Fairfield County that are regarded for their wealth and expensive lakefront property are Brookfield, New Fairfield, Danbury and Sherman.

Candlewood Lake

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These towns are located along Candlewood Lake, and are also located within close proximity to the City.

Newtown, Connecticut

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Brookfield and Newtown are located along the shores of Lake Lillinonah, which also consists of expensive waterfront property.

Lake Lillinonah

Brookfield and Newtown are located along the shores of Lake Lillinonah, which also consists of expensive waterfront property.

New Haven Line

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With waterfront generally having the highest property value and coveted direct access to the New Haven railroad commuter line and Interstate-95, Darien and Greenwich boast a lower mill rate and are generally more sought after than New Canaan.

Interstate 95

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With waterfront generally having the highest property value and coveted direct access to the New Haven railroad commuter line and Interstate-95, Darien and Greenwich boast a lower mill rate and are generally more sought after than New Canaan.