Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield: Town in Connecticut, United States of America


Fairfield is a town located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 59,404 and a population density of 1,893 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 62,215 inhabitants.

The town was created 385 years ago in 1638.

Fairfield locator map
Location of Fairfield on Connecticut map.

Quick Facts about Fairfield

Population : 62,215 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Phone Area Codes : 203
Area : 31.38 km2
Altitude : 59 feet / 18, 10 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1639 (385 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:03:01 (22nd June 2024)
Postal code : 06824
Density : 1,983 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.52% (2010-2020)
Fairfield CT aerial Pine Creek image
Fairfield CT aerial Pine Creek
Fairfield CT aerial Pine Creek image


Fairfield is located at 41°8'28"N 73°15'49"W (41.1412100, -73.2637300).

Fairfield map

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The population of Fairfield increased by 4.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 59,404 - census
2011 60,339 1.55% estimation process
2012 60,776 0.72% estimation process
2013 60,978 0.33% estimation process
2014 61,316 0.55% estimation process
2015 61,347 0.05% estimation process
2016 61,384 0.06% estimation process
2017 61,869 0.78% estimation process
2018 62,061 0.31% estimation process
2019 62,045 -0.03% estimation process
2020 62,215 0.27% estimation process

Fairfield zip code is 06824. County name: Fairfield, County fips: 09001

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People born in Fairfield (47)

People born in Fairfield, including actress and producer Meg Ryan, politician James Humphrey, actress Linda Kozlowski, .


  • Justin Long (American actor) he was born in 02/06/1978
  • Aaron Burr, Sr. (Father of Aaron Burr and President of Princeton University (1716-1757)) he was born in 04/01/1716
  • Henry Fairfield Osborn (American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenist) he was born in 08/08/1857
  • J. J. Henry (professional golfer) he was born in 02/04/1975
  • David LaChapelle (American commercial photographer, fine-art photographer, music video director, and film director) he was born in 11/03/1963
  • Franco Ventriglia (American opera singer) he was born in 20/10/1922
  • John Sloss Hobart (American statesman (1738-1805)) he was born in 06/05/1738
  • Samuel Jones (American athlete) he was born in 16/01/1880
  • Lauren Frost (American actress, born 1945) she was born in 07/02/1945
  • Gold Selleck Silliman (American general) he was born in 07/05/1732
  • Lewis B. Sturges (American politician (1763-1844)) he was born in 15/03/1763
  • Jonathan Sturges (American politician (1740-1819)) he was born in 23/08/1740
  • David Pittu (American actor) he was born in 04/04/1967
  • Elizabeth Pelton (American swimmer) she was born in 26/11/1993
  • William De Acutis (American actor (1957-1991)) he was born in 17/09/1957
  • Isaac Jennings (American physician) he was born in 01/01/1788
  • Alisha Ceraso (American professional wrestler)
  • Bob Lefsetz (American blogger and music critic) he was born in 22/04/1953

Schools in Fairfield

College & universities near Fairfield, CT

Code Name City ZIP
129242 Fairfield University Fairfield (CT) 06824-5195
128744 University of Bridgeport Bridgeport (CT) 06604-5620
129543 Housatonic Community College Bridgeport (CT) 06604-4704
407054 Cortiva Institute-Westport Westport (CT) 06880-4619
480903 New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport Bridgeport (CT) 06608

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfield, CT

Code Name Address Type
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
NHV Union Station 50 Union Avenue RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Fairfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfield Post Office Fairfield (CT) 06824
Southpor Post Office Southport (CT) 06890
Commer Post Office Fairfield (CT) 06825
Barnum Post Office Bridgeport (CT) 06605
Greens Farm Post Office Greens Farms (CT) 06838

Other places with the same name (23)

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.
Danbury 84,317 The most populous city in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Greenwich 62,769 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
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

Fairfield distances to largest Connecticut cities