Fairfield is located about 50 miles outside of New York City and offers a great lifestyle if you like beaches, great restaurants, golf, and shopping. Like many towns in Fairfield County the downtown is filled with lots of activities to draw the community in. There are two universities, many parks, and great fishing. In fact if you need a fantastic fishing guide just let me know! This is a town ranked high in a variety of polls for towns to live in Connecticut.