Fairfield County, Connecticut

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Fairfield County
Downtown Stamford
Map of Connecticut highlighting Fairfield County
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
Map of the United States highlighting Connecticut
Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°14′N 73°22′W / 41.23°N 73.37°W / 41.23; -73.37
Country United States
State Connecticut
Founded1666
Seatnone; since 1960 Connecticut counties no longer have a county government
Fairfield (1666–1853)
Bridgeport (1853–1960)
Largest cityBridgeport (population)
Newtown (area)
Area
 • Total837 sq mi (2,170 km2)
 • Land625 sq mi (1,620 km2)
 • Water212 sq mi (550 km2)  25.3%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total916,829
 • Density1,467/sq mi (566/km2)
Congressional districts3rd, 4th, 5th

Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. State of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 916,829.[1] The county has a total area of 2,168 km² (837 mi²). 1,621 km² (626 mi²) of it is land and 547 km² (211 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 25.23% water.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts Fairfield County, Connecticut". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 20, 2013.