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Town of Fairfield

Town of Fairfield Website: http://www.fairfieldct.org/
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With its many distinctive neighborhoods, pristine beaches, a vibrant downtown and numerous leisure activities, Fairfield is an ideal community for elegant living and convenient travel to nearby metropolitan areas like Westchester County, New York City, Stamford and Hartford.

Fairfield's eight-mile coast on Long Island Sound is a summer playground for watersport enthusiasts and sun worshippers. There are four public beaches, a marina, boat basins, sailboat storage, mooring, and docking facilities.

Beautifully landscaped parks offer picnicking, bicycling, walking, hiking and nature study overlooking the Mill River. Residents may swim in freshwater at Lake Mohegan. In winter months, ice skaters glide across Owen Fish Park, Sturges Pond and Gould Manor Park. The community, which Money Magazine ranked the best place to live in the Northeast in 2006, has six public and private golf courses, five year-round clay tennis courts and dozens of asphalt courts at parks and schools.

An extensive and diverse range of housing is available. There are stately colonials dating from the late 1700s; Greek Revival, Federal and Victorian homes; as well as striking contemporaries and a variety of condominiums inland and by the sea. Many of the grand homes, churches and some well-preserved buildings are historic landmarks. The Pequot Library in Southport, one of three public libraries, maintains one of the nation's most impressive collections of rare volumes and Americana.

The town's schools are modern and thriving. Fairfield Continuing Education offers learning opportunities for adults, and there are many independent and parochial schools. Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University have arts and athletic programs for the community to enjoy, including theater, lectures and Division I intercollegiate sports.

The Metro North Railroad, Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway are all easily accessible.

Population: 58,490
Travel Times
New Haven: 45 Minutes
New York: 60 Minutes
NY Airports: 80 Minutes
Stamford: 25 Minutes
Amtrak, Metro North
CT Transit Buses
Education - Public
11 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools, 2 High School
Education - Private
Fairfield College Preparatory School
Fairfield Country Day
Holy Family
Notre Dame Catholic High School
Our Lady of Assumption
St. Augustine
St. Thomas Aquinas
The Unquowa School
Education - Colleges/Universities
Fairfield Universities
Sacred Heart University
Bridgeport Hospital
Fairfield Family Medical
St. Vincent’s Hospital
Black Rock Turnpike
Boston Post Road
Downtown Shopping
Trumbull Shopping Mall
Aquarian Water Co.
Southern CT Gas
United Illuminating

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