With a total area of about 44 sq. miles, Danbury is a city of Northern Fairfield County. It is the fourth largest city of the County. Some of the principal employers of the town includes ATMI Inc. , Cartus, Praxair Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Public Schools of Danbury and many others. There are a number of reputed schools in the area. Tourism is also well developed with a good scope for adventure tourism. There are quite a few parks and museums among the notable places to visit which are part of the national Register of Historic Places. They are Charles Ives House, Hearthstone, Locust Avenue School among others. This makes tourism an important part of the economy. Some Notable people of the town includes Marian Anderson, Julius Baker and Felix Cavaliere.