Danbury, Connecticut

Danbury: The most populous city in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is located on the banks of the Danbury River in southwestern Connecticut. Danbury is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Danbury Museum and Historical Society and the Danbury Rail Trail.


Danbury is a city located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 80,893. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 84,317 inhabitants.

The city was created 322 years ago in 1701.

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Location of Danbury on Connecticut map.

Quick Facts about Danbury

Population : 84,317 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Phone Area Codes : 203
Water as percent of area : 5.1%
Land as percent of area : 94.9%
Altitude : 397 feet / 121 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1702 (322 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:33:19 (13th April 2024)
Postal code : 06810
Population growth : 4.06% (2010-2020)
Main Street  Danbury  Connecticut image
Main Street Danbury Connecticut
Main Street  Danbury  Connecticut image


Danbury is located at 41°23'41"N 73°27'14"W (41.3948200, -73.4540100).

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The population of Danbury increased by 4.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 80,893 - census
2011 82,085 1.45% estimation process
2012 82,777 0.84% estimation process
2013 83,577 0.96% estimation process
2014 83,681 0.12% estimation process
2015 84,200 0.62% estimation process
2016 84,927 0.86% estimation process
2017 84,616 -0.37% estimation process
2018 84,675 0.07% estimation process
2019 84,694 0.02% estimation process
2020 84,317 -0.45% estimation process

Danbury zip code is 06810. County name: Fairfield, County fips: 09001

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People born in Danbury (79)

People born in Danbury, including football player from the USA Trevor Siemian, politician Zalmon Wildman, actress, singer Jenna von Oy, .


Schools in Danbury

College & universities near Danbury, CT

Code Name City ZIP
489399 Harris School of Business-Danbury Danbury (CT) 06810-7857
130776 Western Connecticut State University Danbury (CT) 06810-6826
484127 Ricci's Academy of Cosmetology Newtown (CT) 06470-0000
130253 Sacred Heart University Fairfield (CT) 06825-1000
460552 Finger Lakes School of Massage Mt. Kisco (NY) 10549

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Danbury, CT

Code Name Address Type
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
NHV Union Station 50 Union Avenue RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Danbury

Post Office Name City ZIP
Main Str Post Office Danbury (CT) 06810
Bethel Post Office Bethel (CT) 06801
Danbury Post Office Danbury (CT) 06810
New Fairfield Post Office New Fairfield (CT) 06812
West Redding Post Office Redding (CT) 06896

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Fairfield County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Fairfield County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bridgeport 143,525 The second most populous city in Connecticut.
Stamford 131,397 The second most populous city in Connecticut.
North Stamford 128,278 A census-designated place in Stamford, Connecticut.
Norwalk 88,655 The most populous city in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
East Norwalk 84,530 A census-designated place in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Greenwich 62,769 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Fairfield 62,215 Town in Connecticut, United States of America
Stratford 51,660 Town in Connecticut
Shelton 40,957 A town in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Trumbull 35,438 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Westport 28,444 Town in Connecticut
Ridgefield 24,898 Town in Connecticut
Darien 21,693 Town in Connecticut
New Canaan 20,115 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Bethel 19,941 City in Alaska, USA
Monroe 19,328 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Danbury distances to largest Connecticut cities