Throughout the years Westport has become one of the most affluent suburbs in America, culturally rich and filled with a blend of old Yankee farmers, academics and professionals from all fields, refelcting quite an international flavor. It still retains the old New England small-town charm though, especially in the lovely downtown area along the Saugatuck River and the historical neighborhoods in town.
Long known for its’ artistic community, Westport continues to attract artists and people who care about keeping it special. The town’s schools are consistently ranked as some of the best in the state.
The distance from New York City is only 40 miles from New York City, Westport is easily accessible to I-95 and the Merritt Parkway and has two train stations on the Metro North line that extend from New Haven, Connecticut to New York’s Grand Central Terminal. To visit the stations use the gps addresses below:
- Saugatuck Train Station – 45 Railroad Place, Westport CT
- Greens Farms Train Station – 2 Post Office Lane, Westport CT