Granby includes West Granby and North Granby. The population is somewhere
Granby is consistently highly ranked highly in academic performance. In 2009 Granby was tied in 9th place with Westport for CMT testing. It was also rated the 3rd best small town to live in (#1 Old Saybrook, #2 Weston). The population is about 11,000 people and a seemingly equal number of horses, goats and cows.
Granby is possibly one of the most boring towns in Connecticut. Refusing many commercial businesses, the town remains an isolated, undeveloped, and relaxed environment. There are thousands of acres of nature preserve as well. Most residents tend to work in the insurance industry. The town is much like an undeveloped Simsbury or a more developed Suffield.
Granby Person: Granby
Person: Where is that?
Granby Person: You know where that notch is on the north side of the state?
Granby Resident: Granby.
Stranger: Oh I know that place, I have a cousin who lives there!
Resident: I meant Granby MA
Stranger: Is it new?