Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 122,643. As of July 1, 2014, according to the Census Bureau, the population of Stamford had risen to 128,278, making it the third largest city in the state. Approximately 30 miles from Manhattan, Stamford is in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro area which is a part of the Greater New York metropolitan area. Stamford is home to four Fortune 500 Companies, nine Fortune 1000 Companies, and 13 Courant 100 Companies, as well as numerous divisions of large corporations. This gives Stamford the largest financial district in New York Metro outside New York City itself and one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation. Wikipedia
Stamford is a city that will attract artists of all kind. Especially active is the architecture front in this city. Stamford is famous for its Waterside Design District. The shops in this district deal with very artistic objects needed for interior decoration and architecture. you will get everything from marble to wall coverings, furniture, fabrics etc. Stamford is also a culturally rich town. There are institutions dedicated to the maintenance of art, music and theatre. Films have also occupied an important place in the city’s heart. Many commercial movies have been shot in Stamford, and the city’s historic State Cinema still airs shows. Columbus Park is the place to be in the evenings. Shippan Point, the southernmost point of the city, is from where you can see the views of Long Island and sometimes even Manhattan. Staying outdoors in the summer has been made possible thanks to Cummings Park, Cove Island Park etc. Take a holiday in Stamford and discover its beauty yourself.