35 miles from midtown Manhattan, Cos Cob is a section of Greenwich, located between Greenwich and Riverside. Cos Cob features a bustling business center with specialty shops and restaurants along the Post Road; this destination for Cos Cobbers is known as “The Hub” Cos Cob offers a true community spirit.
Situated in southern Fairfield County, Cos Cob is one of several upscale neighborhoods within the town of Greenwich. This coastal community of about 2 square miles with about 6,800 residents is situated on the western side of the mouth of the Mianus River. Once a thriving commercial shipping port, Cos Cob boasts a small yet vibrant shopping center featuring a variety of specialty stores, antique shops, eclectic boutiques and local businesses and restaurants. The charming community’s village-like neighborhoods offer an abundance of housing options, exceptional schools as well as a wealth of recreational opportunities, including easy access to sandy beaches, scenic marinas on the upper Mianus Harbor, golf courses, athletic fields and water sports. Cos Cob residents also enjoy the nearby Greenwich Polo Club, where Sunday matches take place seasonally. The Cos Cob station is serviced by Metro-North Railroad, providing an easy commute to Manhattan.
There are many hiking trails in Cos Cob, some are along the water and other hiking trails can be found in Pomerance Park where you will find miles of trails through the woods in Cos Cob. Cos Cob Park on Sound Shore Drive features a beautiful 911 Memorial and is the town’s newest recreational area, offering a synthetic turf field, a playground, an open air pavilion and panoramic views of Long Island Sound. Cos Cob also offers access to the waterfront via Cos Cob Harbor, Mianus Boat and Yacht Club, Palmer Point Marina, Beacon Point Marina, the Greenwich Water Club and Sportsman’s Den. Beaches are close by in Old Greenwich and Central Greenwich. The Griffi th E. Harris Golf Course is the town’s only municipal golf course and the only non-private golf course in town—it is available to all Town of Greenwich residents. There are a number of private country clubs in the area as well.