Fairfield County in the southwestern corner of Connecticut covers an area of approximately 625 square miles and has a population of around 943,000 people, making it the most populated county in the state.
It is home to several affluent towns, including Greenwich, Westport, Darien, New Canaan, and Fairfield. It is also home to several major cities, including Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, and Danbury.
Fairfield County is known for its wealthy residents, picturesque coastline, and vibrant arts and cultural scene. It is home to several prestigious colleges and universities, including Fairfield University and the University of Bridgeport.
Fairfield County is also a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children, and the Beardsley Zoo. The county is easily accessible from New York City, making it a popular destination for day trips and weekend getaways.
Approximately 40% of households in Connecticut use fuel oil as their primary heating source according to a U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) survey as of 2020.