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Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°24′08″N 73°28′16″W / 41.40222°N 73.47111°W / 41.40222; -73.47111Coordinates: 41°24′08″N 73°28′16″W / 41.40222°N 73.47111°W / 41.40222; -73.47111 Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Transcluder' not found.
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyFairfield
Metropolitan areaBridgeport-Stamford
Incorporated (town)1702
Incorporated (city)1889
Consolidated1965
Villages/NeighborhoodsBeaverbrook
Beckettville
Hayestown
Mill Plain
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorMark D. Boughton (R)
Area
 • City44.3 sq mi (114.7 km2)
 • Land42.1 sq mi (109.1 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Urban
123.6 sq mi (320.1 km2)
Elevation
397 ft (121 m)
Population
 • City80,893
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
84,730
 • Density1,826.0/sq mi (705.26/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06810, 06811, 06813
FIPS code09-18430
GNIS feature ID0206580
AirportDanbury Municipal Airport
Major highwaysI-84.svg US 7.svg US 202.svg
Commuter RailMTA NYC logo.svg
Websitewww.danbury-ct.gov

Danbury is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of New York City making it part of the New York metropolitan area. Danbury's population at the 2010 census was 80,893.[3]

The city is named for Danbury in Essex, England.[4] It is nicknamed the "Hat City".

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