A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Stamford, Connecticut
Welcome to Stamford ...
The location of Stamford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Stamford has a population of 129,638 people<3> (see below for details).
Stamford is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Stamford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Stamford: (203) & (475)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stamford had an population of 129,638 people. This is an increase of 5.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Stamford had a population of 122,643 people (which is 13.38% of the total population of Fairfield County). This makes Stamford the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Stamford represents 3.43% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 122,643 people, the population of Stamford increased 4.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 117,083 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Stamford.
Communities Also Named Stamford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Stamford - they are located in New York and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stamford.
Communities near Stamford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stamford.
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 Stamford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stamford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stamford. 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 Stamford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stamford. See our Newspapers Page for Stamford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stamford ...
Looking for more information about Stamford? 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 Stamford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Stamford.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021