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Encyclopedia > Mianus (neighborhood)

Mianus is one of many neighborhoods located within the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut. Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Largest metro area Hartford Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,543[2] sq mi (14,356 km²)  - Width 70 miles (113 km)  - Length 110 miles (177 km)  - % water 12. ...


The community is located in a river valley formed by the Mianus River. It is home to North Mianus School, an elementary school. The Mianus River is dammed at East Putnam Avenue. The dam separates the tidal salt water estuary from the fresh water river. The area above the dam is called Mianus Pond. The Mianus River begins in Westchester County, New York in a series of ponds at about 600 feet (183 m) altitude. ... Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ...


The area and the river are named after the chief of the Siwanoy Tribe of Native Americans that inhabited the area when Europeans first encountered them. The Siwanoys sold areas of what is now called "Old Greenwich" to the first English settlers of the town for "40 English Coates" in 1640. The Siwanoy are a Native American tribe in the New York area. ... Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ...


The town was brought to fame when Jackass star Johnny Knoxville and his crew came to the town and made fun of the name, pronouncing it like "my anus." They went around the town asking residents questions like, "How do you get to Mianus?", "Is Mianus a big place?" "Is there a school in Mianus?" and so on. He finished the segment by going to the Mianus Sewage Filter plant. Look up jackass in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Johnny Knoxville (born Philip John Clapp on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American comic actor and daredevil. ... Female Human Anatomy Male Human Anatomy This article is about the bodily orifice. ...


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Coordinates: 41°02′38″N, 73°35′28″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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