Stamford, Connecticut

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Stamford, Connecticut
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Offeecial seal o Stamford, Connecticut
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Nickname(s): 
The City That Works, Lock City
Location in Fairfield Coonty, Connecticut
Stamford, Connecticut is locatit in the US
Stamford, Connecticut
Stamford, Connecticut
Location in the Unitit States
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
KintraUnitit States
StateConnecticut
CoontyFairfield
NECTABridgeport-Stamford
RegionSouth Western Region
Settled (toun)1641
Incorporatit (ceety)1949
Consolidatit1949
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Board of representatives
 • MayorDavid Martin (D)
Area
 • Ceety134.9 km2 (52.1 sq mi)
 • Land97.9 km2 (37.7 sq mi)
 • Water37.0 km2 (14.3 sq mi)
 • Urban
1,205 km2 (465 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (2013)[1]
 • Ceety126,456
 • Density1,226/km2 (3,180/sq mi)
 • Metro
916,829
Demonym(s)Stamfordian
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastren)
ZIP code
069xx
Area code203/475
FIPS code09-73000
GNIS featur ID0211129
Wabsteidwww.cityofstamford.org

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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