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Welcome to Fairfield ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fairfield has a population of 62,045 people<3> (see below for details).

Fairfield is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Fairfield: (203) & (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fairfield had an population of 62,045 people. This is an increase of 4.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fairfield had a population of 59,404 people (or 6.48% of the total population of Fairfield County). This makes Fairfield the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Fairfield represents 1.66% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 59,404 people, the population of Fairfield increased 3.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 57,340 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fairfield ...

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

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

Communities near Fairfield ...

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

  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
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    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<7>
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
  • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
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    • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<7>
  • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
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    • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Fairfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<7>
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Fairfield
      • 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
    • Milford [New Haven County]
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      • Milford [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
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      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<7>
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
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      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
    • Milford [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Fairfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 53,195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<7>

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 Fairfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fairfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fairfield. 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 Fairfield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairfield ...

Looking for more information about Fairfield? 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 Fairfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fairfield.

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 Fairfield. 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 Fairfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fairfield - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairfield) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1759, Longitude: -73.2721       In this case, the coordinates for Fairfield 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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