Greenwich, a large suburb close to New York City. This town is home to many commuters and has a bustling urban center.
Stamford is a city by itself, although many of its residents to work in New York.
Fairfield is one of the eastern-most towns in the county, and offers a more affordable alternative for those willing to make a longer commute. It is also home to a college-Fairfield University.
Some smaller towns in Fairfield county include:
Darien, a modest, coastal community with some shopping and a main-line train station.
New Canaan, a secluded suburb that is home to a mix of doctors and teachers and private-jet owning financiers and industrialists.