Darien, Connecticut

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Darien, Connecticut
Town
Rings End Bridge
Located in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°03′04″N 73°28′45″W / 41.05111°N 73.47917°W / 41.05111; -73.47917Coordinates: 41°03′04″N 73°28′45″W / 41.05111°N 73.47917°W / 41.05111; -73.47917
Country United States
State Connecticut
Region South Western Region
Incorporated 1820
Government
 • Type Representative town meeting
 • First selectman Jayme Stevenson
Area
 • Total 23.4 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Land 12.9 sq mi (33.4 km2)
 • Water 10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
Elevation 52 ft (16 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,732
 • Density 886.0/sq mi (342.11/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06820
Area code(s) 203
FIPS code 09-18850
GNIS feature ID 0213416

Darien is a rich town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is a small community on Connecticut's "Gold Coast". There were 20,732 people at the 2010 census.[1] Darien was #9 on CNN Money's list of "top-earning towns" in the United States as of 2011.[2]

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