Danbury is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 74,848, but a July 1, 2002 Census estimate put the city's population at 76,917. Danbury is one of the fastest-growing cities in Connecticut on account of its real estate being less expensive compared to lower Fairfield County. The city has a Metro North station with rail access to New York City.
Danbury's nickname is Hat City because it used to be a center of the hat industry. The city was reportedly named after the Iron-Age hill fort Danebury in Hampshire, England.
Web Sites and Links
City of Danbury Municipal WebsiteOffers civic and administrative information for residents, visitors, and businesses.
Danbury Community NetworkGovernment, business, education, health, social and community information.
Danbury Municipal AirportAeronautical information, including location, runways, taxiways, navaids, radio frequencies, FBO information, fuel prices, hotel and motel listings, hotels, weather, sunrise and sunset times, aerial photo and airport diagram.
Danbury Police DepartmentHistory, community relations, training, emergency services, Officer of the Year, announcements and information on the Citizens Police Academy.