Weston, Connecticut

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Weston, Connecticut
Town
The Onion Barn, where community bulletins are posted
The Onion Barn, where community bulletins are posted
Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Country United States
State Connecticut
NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford
Region South Western Region
Incorporated 1787
Split 1845
Government
 • Type Selectman-town meeting
 • First selectman Gayle M. Weinstein
 • Town administrator Tom Landry
Area
 • Total 20.7 sq mi (53.6 km2)
 • Land 19.8 sq mi (51.3 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation 315 ft (96 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 10,179
 • Density 490/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06883
Area code(s) 203, 475
FIPS code 09-83430
GNIS feature ID 0213531
Website http://www.weston-ct.com/

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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