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Fairfield County, Connecticut

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Fairfield County is located in the southwest corner of the State of Connecticut, bordered on the west by New York state, on the east by New Haven County, and to the northeast by Litchfield County. The Fairfield County shoreline is protected from the Atlantic Ocean and bordered on the south by Long Island Sound. The total area covered by Fairfield County is 626 square miles.

The 2000 U.S. Federal Census reported a countywide population of 882,567 (25.9% of the state total). Major cities include Bridgeport (139,529), Stamford (117,083), Norwalk (82,951), and Danbury (74,848).

TOP 5 LOCATIONS OF INTEREST FOR GENEALOGY RESEARCH:
1. Bridgeport Public Library - Historical Collections (Bridgeport CT)
2. Fairfield Historical Society (Fairfield CT)
3. Greenwich Library (Greenwich CT)
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FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT — Comprised of 23 cities and towns:
BethelBridgeportBrookfieldDanburyDarienEastonFairfieldGreenwichMonroeNew CanaanNew FairfieldNewtownNorwalkReddingRidgefieldSheltonShermanStamfordStratfordTrumbullWestonWestportWilton
Fairfield County, Connecticut
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