Fairfield is a charming, thriving town featuring five miles of shoreline on the Long Island Sound. Fairfield has more than 59,000 residents but maintains a small-town feeling–diverse neighborhoods with their own character and flair, top-notch neighborhood-based schools, and many active civic associations. Beaches, marinas, parks, open space, and plenty of shopping and fine dining, all within 50 miles of New York City, make Fairfield a top community in the Northeast.

Insider tips:
* A thriving town in which the arts and culture abound

* Enjoy the vibrant downtown scene on a Friday night

* Fairfield is a feast for foodies: from a Martha Stewart endorsed hot dog drive-in to award-winning gourmet restaurants there is something for everyone

* A community built for families with plenty to do both indoors and out

* Take a walk or hike at one of Fairfield’s many open spaces – upland forest, lakes, rivers, salt marsh, wetlands and meadows

Fun facts:
* Standing on the Town Green, you can see where there used to be a pond that was used to try two women accused of witchcraft in 1692

* A humble onion made Southport famous – local farmers shipped 15,000 barrels of onions a year to New York in the 1850s

* Milestone markers – installed in the 1700s served as a postal route and to guide travelers and track troop movements during the Revolutionary War – can still be seen in a few locations around town



Town Of Fairfield
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Map and directions


(203) 256-3120




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