Fairfield, Connecticut is a charming and thriving town featuring five miles of shoreline on the Long Island Sound. Fairfield has five town beaches, a lake, two universities, numerous parks, open spaces, riding trails and ball fields, two public golf courses, and a vibrant array of restaurants and stores. Family-oriented Fairfield also has top-notch, high performing public schools with rich academic programs.
Southport is a neighborhood within the town of Fairfield. It has its’ own charming downtown, most of which is in the historic district, and a separate zip code. Southport is also home to Pequot Yacht Club.
Fairfield is consistently ranked in the top 50 in CNN/Money Magazine’s best towns in which to live, noted for its flourishing downtown area and restaurant scene, beaches and quality education system.
The distance from New York City is only 50 miles from New York City, Fairfield is easily accessible to I-95 and the Merritt Parkway and has three train stations on the Metro North line that extend from New Haven, Connecticut to New York’s Grand Central Terminal. To visit the stations use the gps addresses below:
- Fairfield Town Center Train Station – 165 Unquowa Road. Fairfield CT
- Fairfield Metro Train Station – 61 Constant Comment Way, Fairfield CT
- Southport Train Station – 96 Station Street, Southport CT
Fairfield Helpful Links:
- Town of Fairfield
- Town of Fairfield Public Schools
- Fairfield YMCA
- Fairfield Public Library
- Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
- Fairfield Parks & Recreation
Click on the arrows or photo icons below to view a slideshow of Fairfield. Photo credit Cathy Curley Photography.