Stamford, Connecticut, a city in Fairfield County, on Long Island Sound. Stamford is a manufacturing and research center and also a residential suburb of New York City. The headquarters of several national corporations, formerly in New York, are located here. Principal attractions include the Stamford Museum and Nature Center and Hoyt Farmhouse, built in 1699 and now a museum of early American history. Stamford was founded in 1641.

Population: 117,083.