Place:Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

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NameTrumbull
Alt namesUnity Parishsource: Ricker
TypeTown
Coordinates41.233°N 73.2°W
Located inFairfield, Connecticut, United States     (1797 - )
Also located inStratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States     ( - 1797)

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"Trumbull (North Stratford) - incorporated 1797 from Stratford. Formerly called Unity Parish." Ricker, 10

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Trumbull is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It borders on the cities of Bridgeport and Shelton and the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton and Monroe. The population was 36,827 during the 2020 census. Trumbull was the home of the Golden Hill Paugussett Indian Nation for thousands of years before the English settlement was made in 1639. The town was named after Jonathan Trumbull (1710–1785), a merchant, patriot and when it was incorporated in 1797. Aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky lived in Trumbull during his active years when he designed, built, and flew fixed-wing aircraft and put the helicopter into mass production for the first time.

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