Stamford [Fairfield County] was settled in 1641 and named in 1642 from Stamford in Lincolnshire. Its Native American name is "Rippowam".

Area, 42.7 sq. miles. Population, 2000 Census, 117,083. Voting districts, 20. Principal industries, corporate headquarters, reinsurance, investment banking, business and consumer credit, computer software development, magazine publishing, media production and distribution, owner/operators and brokers of bulk cargo ships, research laboratories, management consulting, instruments manufacturing, postage meter manufacturing, plastics.

Stamford includes the areas known as Glenbrook, High Ridge, Ridgeway and Springdale.

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