Weston, Connecticut

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Weston, Connecticut
The Onion Barn, where community bulletins are posted
The Onion Barn, where community bulletins are posted
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Weston is located in the United States
Weston
Weston
Location in the contiguous United States and Connecticut
Weston is located in Connecticut
Weston
Weston
Weston (Connecticut)
Coordinates: 41°13′32″N 73°22′14″W / 41.22556°N 73.37056°W / 41.22556; -73.37056
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
NECTABridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
RegionWestern CT
Incorporated1787
Government
 • TypeSelectman-town meeting
 • First selectmanChris Spaulding (D)
 • SelectmanBrian Gordon (D)
 • SelectmanStephan Grozinger (R)
 • Town administratorJonathan Luiz
Area
 • Total20.7 sq mi (53.6 km2)
 • Land19.8 sq mi (51.3 km2)
 • Water0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation
315 ft (96 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total10,179
 • Density490/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06883
Area code(s)203, 475
FIPS code09-83430
GNIS feature ID0213531
Websitehttp://www.westonct.gov/

Weston is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The population was 10,179 at the 2010 census.[1] About 19% of the town's workforce travels to New York City for work.[2]

Like many towns in southwestern Connecticut, Weston is one of the richest communities in the United States. In 2010 the median household income was US$180,321.[3]

Most of Devil's Den Preserve is in the town. It is a 1,746-acre (707 ha) nature reserve which gets 40,000 visits a year.

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