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Welcome to Brookfield ...

The Town of Brookfield is located in Fairfield County<1>.

The location of Brookfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Brookfield has a population of 16,973 people<3> (see below for details).

Brookfield is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Brookfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Brookfield: (203) and (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookfield had an population of 16,973 people. This is an increase of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Brookfield had a population of 16,452 people. This makes Brookfield the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Brookfield represents 0.46% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,452 people, the population of Brookfield increased 5.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,664 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brookfield.

Communities Also Named Brookfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Brookfield - they are located in New York, Vermont and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brookfield.

Communities near Brookfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brookfield.

  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<7>
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • Shelton [Fairfield County]
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    • Shelton [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Brookfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shelton [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelton
      • Shelton [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelton
    • Trumbull [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trumbull
      • Trumbull [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trumbull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trumbull
    • Carmel [Putnam County]
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      • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
    • Borough of Naugatuck [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Borough of Naugatuck
      • Borough of Naugatuck [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2014: 31,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borough of Naugatuck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Borough of Naugatuck
    • Naugatuck [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naugatuck
      • Naugatuck [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naugatuck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naugatuck<7>
    • Naugatuck [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naugatuck
      • Naugatuck [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Brookfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naugatuck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naugatuck

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brookfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brookfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brookfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brookfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brookfield. See our Newspapers Page for Brookfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookfield ...

Looking for more information about Brookfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brookfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brookfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Connecticut

About Fairfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brookfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brookfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brookfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brookfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4687, Longitude: -73.3921       In this case, the coordinates for Brookfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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