Stamford, Connecticut

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Stamford, Connecticut
Clockwise, from top: Downtown Stamford, Harbor Point, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford Center for the Arts, Fish Church, One Stamford Forum, Stamford Transportation Center, Old Town Hall, and One Landmark Square
Flag of Stamford, Connecticut
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Official seal of Stamford, Connecticut
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Official logo of Stamford, Connecticut
Nickname(s): 
Innovating Since 1641, Stamvegas, The City That Works, Lock City
Interactive map outlining Stamford, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°03′10″N 73°32′20″W / 41.05278°N 73.53889°W / 41.05278; -73.53889Coordinates: 41°03′10″N 73°32′20″W / 41.05278°N 73.53889°W / 41.05278; -73.53889
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
Metropolitan Statistical AreaBridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
Settled (town)1641
Incorporated (city)1893
Consolidated1949
Named forStamford, Lincolnshire
Government
 • TypeMayor-Board of representatives
 • MayorDavid Martin (D)
Area
 • City52.1 sq mi (134.9 km2)
 • Land37.7 sq mi (97.9 km2)
 • Water14.3 sq mi (37.0 km2)
 • Urban
465 sq mi (1,205 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 • City122,643
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
129,775
 • Density3,180/sq mi (1,226/km2)
 • Metro
916,829
Demonym(s)Stamfordian, Stamfordite
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
069xx
Area code203/475
FIPS code09-73000
GNIS feature ID0211129
Major highwaysI-95.svg Merritt Pkwy Shield.svg
Commuter RailAmtrak logo 2.svg MTA NYC logo.svg
Websitewww.stamfordct.gov

Stamford (/ˈstæmfərd/) is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the US Census Bureau, the population of the city is 129,775 in 2018.[4] It the third-largest city in the state (behind Bridgeport and New Haven). It is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Manhattan.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Connecticut population in 2010" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. March 2011. Retrieved July 9, 2007.
  2. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Stamford city, Connecticut". Census.gov. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  4. "census.gov".