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.
Fairfield County is in southwestern CT, and gives the state its rep for being rich rich rich. It contains some of the wealthiest towns and communities and the country, and some of the wealthiest and snobbiest people. However, those who live here love it, the F.C. isn't a place...its a lifestyle. Think yacht clubs, country clubs, beach clubs....prep schools, the best public schools....$$$