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Welcome to Stanwich ...

Stanwich is located in Fairfield County<1>.

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

Stanwich is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Stanwich: (203) & (475)<4>

Websites for Stanwich ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.businessfairfield.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Stanwich, the following might be of interest:

Adding Stanwich to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Stanwich in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Stanwich elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stanwich on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Stanwich ...

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

  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanwich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Stanwich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Stanwich
    • 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
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanwich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Stanwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Stanwich
      • 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
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Stanwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Mount Vernon [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Stanwich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanwich ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanwich. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanwich - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Stanwich) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanwich. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1195, Longitude: -73.6193       In this case, the coordinates for Stanwich have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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