Bridgeport is the most populous city in the state of Connecticut. Located in Fairfield County on the Pequonnock River and Long Island Sound, the city had a population of 144,119 in the 2010 United States Census. English colonists began settling the city in the 1640s, obtaining land from the Paugussett Indian tribe. The normal average monthly temperature ranges from 30.1 °F (−1.1 °C) in January to 74.3 °F (13.5 °C) in July; on average, there are 10 days where the temperature remains at or below freezing and 7.6 days with a high at or above 90 °F (31 °C) annually. Bridgeport has a number of venues for live theater and music events, ranging from intimate performing spaces to a stadium hosting rock concerts. Bridgeport has been the annual home to Gathering of the Vibes, a weekend long arts, music and camping festival featuring some of the best names in festival talent. Bridgport. Bridgeport has a number of museums, ranging from the science-oriented to fine arts and historical, as well as the state's largest zoo.