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Stamford, Connecticut

Stamford Connecticut
Administration
Full nameStamford, Connecticut
Official nameStamford, Connecticut
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
StateConnecticut
CountyFairfield
NECTABridgeport-Stamford
RegionSouth Western Region
Settled1641
Incorporated (city)1893
Consolidated1949
Government
TypeMayor-Board of representatives
MayorMichael Pavia (R)
Geography
Total Area52.1 sq mi (134.9 km2)
Land Area37.7 sq mi (97.6 km2)
Water Area14.3 sq mi (37 km2)
Urban Area465.1 sq mi (1205 km2)
Elevation23 ft (7 m)
Demography
Total Population122643 (2010)
Density (pop.)1226/km2 (3175.3/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)916829
Other information
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code069xx
Area code203
FIPS code09-73000
GNIS feature ID0211129

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Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 122,643, making it the fourth largest city in the state and the eighth largest city in New England. Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area which is a part of the Greater New York metropolitan area.


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