Located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River in Washington County, Greenwich attracted settlers who were looking to make use of water power. Mills and farming quickly became the region's most prominent industries.
Although Greenwich is in a rural setting, it has a multitude of amenities, including retail stores, restaurants, banks, real estate offices, car dealerships, and more.
The Washington County Fairgrounds are located in Greenwich, and host numerous events, including a 7-day fair.
Aside from the Fairgrounds, other area attractions include craft wineries and breweries, Willard Mountain, multiple golf courses, and the Battenkill River.