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Fairfield & New Haven Counties, Connecticut


Fairfield & New Haven Counties, Connecticut

Mary Ellen Vanaken

Mary Ellen was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After graduating from college, she worked on Wall Street for JP Morgan in New York City...

Mary Ellen was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After graduating from college, she worked on Wall Street for JP Morgan in New York City...

Feb 8 6 minutes read

Why Live In Fairfield & New Haven Counties, Connecticut

Fairfield County is a county in the southwestern corner of Connecticut. It is the most populous county in the state and was also its fastest-growing from 2010 to 2020. The county contains four of the state's top 7 largest cities—Bridgeport (1st), Stamford (2nd), Norwalk (6th), and Danbury (7th).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 837 square miles, of which 625 square miles is land and 212 square miles is water.

The terrain of the county trends from flat near the coast to hilly and higher near its northern extremity. 

From Greenwich to Stamford and New Canaan to Westport, you’ll find high-quality shops, classic antiques, and sumptuous dining. Visit the Tony award-winning Westport Country PlayhouseTake the kids to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport or the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk.

- According to Wikipedia and VisitCT.

New Haven County is a county in the south-central part of Connecticut. As of the 2020 census, the population was 864,835, making it the third-most populous county in Connecticut. Two of the state's top 5 largest cities, New Haven (3rd) and Waterbury (5th), are part of New Haven County.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 862 square miles, of which 605 square miles is land and 258 square miles is water. It is the second-largest county in Connecticut by total area.

Many believe that New Haven County is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. In New Haven County, most residents own their homes. Here you will find a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in New Haven County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in New Haven County are above average.

- According to Wikipedia and Niche

Moving to Connecticut?

Let me present fellow Keller Williams Realtor, Valerie King.

All About Agent Valerie King

Valerie King is the CEO of The Valerie King Team of Keller Williams Realty Partners in Connecticut. Valerie became licensed as a Realtor in 2010, about one month before having her first child. She joined Keller Williams Realty because of their unparalleled training, systems, and mentor support. During her first four years of being licensed, she had my three boys who serve as a large part of her BIG WHY every single day. She has a strong passion for education, and so began partnering with lender affiliates and credit repair affiliates to do regular Home Buyer and Home Seller Seminars throughout Connecticut to educate others on their real estate options. Over the last few years, she has been able to expand and offer her expertise to become a stronger influence in the communities she serves. Valerie enjoys mentoring and developing other new agents, and purposefully began the process of growing her own team, The Valerie King Team, in 2017. Since then her Team has sold over $75 million in volume and has helped over 350 clients achieve their real estate dreams! The team’s shared mission is "to create a lasting impact by serving, educating, and inspiring others". They specialize in residential, luxury, and commercial sales, and also work with many Investors. They look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your real estate needs and referrals in Fairfield & New Haven Counties, Connecticut.

Specialties and Designations:

GPS, Maps Client, Residential, Luxury, Commercial, Speaks English and French Creole

cell: (203) 449-9846

office: (203) 400-6429

Email: [email protected]

Address: Keller Williams Realty Partners 

126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611



Real Estate In Fairfield & New Haven Counties, Connecticut FAQ

Neighborhoods and Subdivisions

There are so many great areas to live in the Fairfield & New Haven Counties that it makes it hard to choose a favorite neighborhood or location.  Many neighborhoods are family-centric and some are walkable with cute downtown centers that have lots of shops, restaurants, and more!


In lower Fairfield County, there is a lot of crossover of people who commute back and forth to work in New York City. What's nice about our area of Connecticut is that it's within driving distance of a lot of the major metros, including New York City, Providence, and Boston!


There are some very good public and private schools throughout the state, and several award-winning school systems throughout the towns Valerie's team primarily services!


The area is very diverse with any cuisine from Italian to Seafood to Indian to Caribbean and more. There are great low-budget options as well as many great fine-dining options to choose from. PLUS, New Haven, Connecticut is actually known for having some of the best pizza restaurants in the country!

Other Highlights

Connecticut has a variety of great locations and landscapes in the state that appeal to all sorts of personality types. For example, you can find stunning mountain views, or ocean views... there's city life, suburbs, and even farmland properties. It offers a great mix that's all within a reasonable driving distance to enjoy.

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