North Stamford, Connecticut

North Stamford: A census-designated place in Stamford, Connecticut. It is located in the northeastern part of Stamford. North Stamford is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the North Stamford Historical Society and the North Stamford Recreation Center.

About

North Stamford is a city located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 122,643. After 4 years in 2014 city had an estimated population of 128,278 inhabitants.

The city was created 383 years ago in 1640.

North Stamford is a neighborhood and census-designated place located in the northern part of Stamford, CT near the border with Pound Ridge, NY.

Overview

North Stamford emerged as a suburban residential community beginning in the 1950s. While not incorporated as its own town, North Stamford has established a distinct identity over the past 60 years.

The area has premium real estate featuring large homes on multi-acre wooded properties. Many luxury developments and gated communities have been built in North Stamford. Some refer to the area as “Hidden Connecticut” for its under the radar cachet and secluded estates.

Yet it sits conveniently within commuting distance of New York City - only 38 miles away. That makes it attractive to NYC business professionals and executives seeking a private, upscale lifestyle outside the city.

Education

North Stamford is served by the respected Stamford Public Schools - particularly the Stamford High School, Westhill High School, and Scalzi Alternative High School.

Private schools in the area include the PK-8 Long Ridge School and the K-9 The Japan Academy.

Things to Do

Outdoor recreation abounds with the Mianus River State Park offering hiking and nature trails. Golfers enjoy facilities like the private Silver Spring Country Club.

For dining and shopping, downtown Stamford is a quick 15-20 minute drive. Cultural attractions like the Stamford Museum and Nature Center and Bartlett Arboretum provide family-friendly activities a short drive away.

With good schools, recreational amenities, proximity to NYC, and a private countryside feel - North Stamford has emerged as an exclusive suburban enclave within commuting distance of the city.

North Stamford locator map
Location of North Stamford on Connecticut map.

Quick Facts about North Stamford

Population : 128,278 (2014)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Different from : Stratford, Stanford
Head of government : mayor
Phone Area Codes : 203
Official name : Stamford
Water as percent of area : 27.68%
Land as percent of area : 72.32%
Altitude : 23 feet / 7 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1641 (383 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:18:35 (15th April 2024)
Population growth : 4.39% (2010-2014)
Stamford Connecticut Skyline Aug 2017 image
Stamford Connecticut Skyline Aug 2017
Stamford Connecticut Skyline Aug 2017 image

Geography

North Stamford is located at 41°8'17"N 73°32'36"W (41.1381500, -73.5434600).

North Stamford map

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Demographics

The population of North Stamford increased by 4.39% in 4 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 122,643 - census
2014 128,278 4.39%

Schools in North Stamford

College & universities near North Stamford, CT

Code Name City ZIP
130004 Norwalk Community College Norwalk (CT) 06854

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near North Stamford, CT

Code Name Address Type
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Post offices near North Stamford

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Canaan Post Office New Canaan (CT) 06840

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.
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
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

North Stamford distances to largest Connecticut cities