Darien, Connecticut

town in Connecticut

Darien is a rich town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is a small community on Connecticut's "Gold Coast". There were 20,732 people at the 2010 census.[2] Darien was #9 on CNN Money's list of "top-earning towns" in the United States as of 2011.[3]

Darien
Town of Darien
Boston Post Road in Darien's retail district
Boston Post Road in Darien's retail district
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Darien is located in the United States
Darien
Darien
Location in the contiguous United States and Connecticut
Darien is located in Connecticut
Darien
Darien
Darien (Connecticut)
Coordinates: 41°03′04″N 73°28′45″W / 41.05111°N 73.47917°W / 41.05111; -73.47917Coordinates: 41°03′04″N 73°28′45″W / 41.05111°N 73.47917°W / 41.05111; -73.47917
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
NECTABridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
RegionWestern CT
Incorporated1820
Government
 • TypeRepresentative town meeting
 • First selectmanJayme J. Stevenson (R)
 • SelectmenSusan J. Marks (R)
Charles "Kip" Koons (R)
Marc Thorne (D)
Pamela Sparkman (D)
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Area
 • Total23.4 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Land12.9 sq mi (33.4 km2)
 • Water10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
Elevation
52 ft (16 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total20,732
 • Density890/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06820
Area code(s)203
FIPS code09-18850
GNIS feature ID0213416
WebsiteDarien, Connecticut

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Darien News Election Results". Darien News.
  2. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Darien town, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved August 8, 2011.
  3. "Top-earning towns". CNN.