Brookfield, Connecticut

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Brookfield, Connecticut
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Coordinates: 41°28′07″N 73°23′31″W / 41.46861°N 73.39194°W / 41.46861; -73.39194Coordinates: 41°28′07″N 73°23′31″W / 41.46861°N 73.39194°W / 41.46861; -73.39194
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
NECTADanbury
RegionHousatonic Valley
Incorporated1788
Government
 • TypeSelectman-town meeting
 • First selectmanStephen C. Dunn (D)
 • SelectmanSusan D. Slater (D)
 • SelectmanHarold A. Shaker (R)
Area
 • Total20.4 sq mi (52.8 km2)
 • Land19.8 sq mi (51.3 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total16,452
 • Estimate 
(2017)
17,550
 • Density810/sq mi (310/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
06804
Area code(s)203/475
FIPS code09-08980
GNIS feature ID0213399
Websitewww.brookfieldct.gov

Brookfield is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It was founded in 1788. In 2017, 17,055 people lived in the town.