With an estimated (2014) population of 128,000 residents, Stamford is the third most populated city in the State of Connecticut. Located approximately 30 miles northeast of Manhattan, it is a part of both the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metro area and the Greater New York metropolitan area - the most populous metro area in the United States, with more than twenty million residents. Apparently, Stamford is not a bad place to start a business
, considering that four Fortune 500 and nine Fortune 1000 companies have their headquarters here. You may or may not know this, but Salem, MA is not the only US city with a bit of a “spooky past
” related to witchcraft. Yes, that is right. A less famous witch trial was held in Stamford at the end of the 17th century.