Stamford Connecticut

Stamford, Connecticut, situated on Long Island Sound is bursting with diversity. Its residents enjoy rural life of woods, lakes and parks. The business district hosts a variety of restaurants, shops and theatres. Stamford is also the center for corporate offices of Fortune 500 companies. Homes in Stamford range from the modest starter home to the elegant waterfront and country estates. Condominiums have been carefully developed and are conveniently located. Stamford offers families a unique opportunity to develop a diverse and sophisticated life style.

Population:    
108,000
Government:
Board of Selectmen
Area:
39.99 square miles
Mill Rate:
25.20
Distance:
NYC – 48 minutes/train
Avg. Sold Price:
10/07/07 – CMLS, Single Family Residences
$832,671
Public Services:
Public Health Department, Stamford Ambulance Corps, Aid for the Retarded Inc., Family and Childrens’ Services, Child Care Council, Dial-A-Ride and FISH
Police Dept.:
Stamford Police Department
Fire Dept.:
Stamford Fire Department
Houses of Worship:
Many denominations represented.
Recreation:
Superintendent of Recreation, two 18-hole golf courses, public marinas, community yacht club, fishing, parkland, hiking trails, picnic areas, 118 acre Stamford Museum and Nature Center, arboretum, bird sanctuary, wildlife refuge, tennis courts, swimming pool, indoor ice rink, community center, paddle tennis, bocce & handball courts, YMCA, softball fields, beaches.
Medical Facilities:
Stamford Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, private hospitals.
Shopping:
Stamford Town Center (I million square feet of shopping and restaurants with many NY stores),many locally owned stores.
Schools:
Numerous elementary, middle and high schools.