Weston, Connecticut

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Weston, Connecticut
Town
Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°13′32″N 73°22′14″W / 41.22556°N 73.37056°W / 41.22556; -73.37056Coordinates: 41°13′32″N 73°22′14″W / 41.22556°N 73.37056°W / 41.22556; -73.37056
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 491.7/sq mi (189.91/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

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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