Dating fairfield county
Roger Ludlowe, framer of the Fundamental Orders, purchased the land presently called Fairfield, and established the name. He was on that errand, with a few others from Windsor, afterwards joined by immigrants from Watertown and Concord.
Gold Selleck Silliman, whose home still stands on Jennings Road, was put in charge of the coastal defenses.
It borders the city of Bridgeport and towns of Trumbull, Easton, Weston, and Westport along the Gold Coast of Connecticut.
As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 59,404.
The opening of the Connecticut Turnpike in the 1950s brought another wave of development to Fairfield, and by the 1960s the town's residential, suburban character was firmly established.
) is land and 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi), or 4.15%, is water.