Stamford, Connecticut

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Stamford, Connecticut
Offeecial seal o Stamford, Connecticut
Nickname(s): The City That Works, Lock City
Location in Fairfield Coonty, Connecticut
Location in Fairfield Coonty, Connecticut
Kintra Unitit States
State Connecticut
Coonty Fairfield
NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford
Region South Western Region
Settled (toun) 1641
Incorporatit (ceety) 1949
Consolidatit 1949
 • Teep Mayor-Board of representatives
 • Mayor David Martin (D)
 • Ceety 52.1 sq mi (134.9 km2)
 • Laund 37.7 sq mi (97.9 km2)
 • Watter 14.3 sq mi (37.0 km2)
 • Urban 465 sq mi (1,205 km2)
Elevation 23 ft (7 m)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Ceety 126,456
 • Density 3,180/sq mi (1,226/km2)
 • Metro 916,829
Demonym(s) Stamfordian
Time zone Eastren (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) Eastren (UTC-4)
ZIP code 069xx
Area code 203/475
FIPS code 09-73000
GNIS featur ID 0211129

Stamford is a ceety in Fairfield Coonty, Connecticut, Unitit States. Accordin tae the 2010 census, the population o the ceety is 122,643. As o 1 Julie 2014, accordin tae the Census Bureau, the population o Stamford haed risen tae 128,278, makkin it the third lairgest ceety in the state an the seiventh lairgest ceety in New Ingland. Approximately 30 miles frae Manhattan, Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro aurie which is a pairt o the Greater New York metropolitan aurie.

Stamford is hame tae fower Fortune 500 Companies,[2] nine Fortune 1000 Companies, an 13 Courant 100 Companies, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gies Stamford the lairgest financial destrict in New York Metro ootside New York Ceety itsel an ane o the lairgest concentrations o corporations in the naition.

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