Homes & Places to Live in Fairfield County, CT

1. About the County 2. Homes for Sale 3. Towns

Fairfield County, Connecticut, known as the “Gold Coast”, is one of the wealthiest communities in the state. Located in the southwestern part of Connecticut, the county is known for the active lifestyle it offers, as well as for the incredible views, and its proximity to New York City. Fairfield County is home to four of the largest cities in the state: Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, and Danbury. It is bounded in the North by Litchfield County, in the East and northeast by Housatonic River, in the South and southeast by the Long Island Sound, and in the West and southwest by the State of New York.

From flat terrain near the coast to hilly and higher areas in the northern parts, Fairfield County has breathtaking landscapes, the highest point being 1,290 feet in the town of Sherman. With almost forty miles of Long Island Sound Shoreline, the county has a wealth of commercial advantages and opportunities. In addition, multiple multinational corporations are headquartered in Fairfield County, including General Electric, Xerox, and GTE.

One of the most populous metropolitan areas in the United States, Fairfield County is an ideal community with unmatched neighborhoods, amazing beaches, a diversity of parks and green spaces, as well as diverse opportunities for recreational activities. Fairfield County is a place where you can opt for a tranquil lifestyle or for a more vibrant and active one. Traditional homes, impressive architecture, modern communities, and historic landmarks are just a few of the wonders and riches that Fairfield County hides.

Being where "New York meets New England’s charm", Fairfield County is the place where luxury, simplicity and elegance are perfectly synchronized. With carefully preserved architectural and natural heritage, Fairfield County is a safe, relaxing and comfortable living environment that allows for great personal, and professional growth, as well as for leading a modern and carefree lifestyle.

Homes for Sale

latest added
9 Dec '22

median price
$ 550K

price / sq. ft.
$ 306

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6,626 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
9 Dec '22

avg. on market
87 days

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Fairfield County, CT has 23 towns.
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Top Towns

Most expensive town Westport $ 1.84M median price
Most affordable town Bridgeport $ 308K median price
With most homes on the market Bridgeport 315 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Stamford 858 sold in last 90 days

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