Danbury, Connecticut

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Danbury, Connecticut
City
Clockwise, from top left: Main Street Historic District, The Ridge at Danbury, Tarrywile Mansion, Praxair Headquarters, Danbury Municipal Airport, Danbury Fair Mall, David Wooster Monument, Western Connecticut State University, and the Danbury Railway Museum
Nickname(s): 
The Hat City
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut
Danbury is located in Connecticut
Danbury
Danbury
Location in Connecticut
Danbury is located in the United States
Danbury
Danbury
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°24′08″N 73°28′16″W / 41.40222°N 73.47111°W / 41.40222; -73.47111Coordinates: 41°24′08″N 73°28′16″W / 41.40222°N 73.47111°W / 41.40222; -73.47111
Interactive map of Danbury, Connecticut
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
Metropolitan areaBridgeport-Stamford
Incorporated (town)1702
Incorporated (city)1889
Consolidated1965
Villages/NeighborhoodsBeaverbrook
Beckettville
Hayestown
Mill Plain
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorMark D. Boughton (R)
Area
 • City44.3 sq mi (114.7 km2)
 • Land42.1 sq mi (109.1 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Urban
123.6 sq mi (320.1 km2)
Elevation
397 ft (121 m)
Population
 • City80,893
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
84,730
 • Density1,800/sq mi (710/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06810, 06811, 06813
Area code(s)203/475
FIPS code09-18430
GNIS feature ID0206580
AirportDanbury Municipal Airport
Major highwaysI-84.svg US 7.svg US 202.svg
Commuter RailMTA NYC logo.svg
Websitewww.danbury-ct.gov

Danbury is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of New York City making it part of the New York metropolitan area. Danbury's population at the 2010 census was 80,893.[3]

The city is named for Danbury in Essex, England.[4] It is nicknamed the "Hat City".

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts Danbury city, Connecticut". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  3. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Danbury city, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
  4. The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly. Connecticut Magazine Company. 1903. p. 331.