Middlefield Connecticut
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Area Description

The small town of Middlefield, which 4,203 people call home, was incorporated in 1866 after it separated from the city of Middletown. It has an area of 13.3 square miles and is a part of the 16 municipalities that make up Middlesex County in Connecticut. Its residents are governed by a Board of Selectmen.

Area Highlights

The Neighbors

Friendly, small town ambiance, community-oriented.

Market

Varied, with upscale properties, suburban styles and more country settings, good schools.

Lifestyle

Casual, family-oriented

You'll Love

Beautiful views, historic sites, access to Middletown, recreation areas

Perfect For

Families

Around the Area

Middlefield is home to several large companies: Zygo Corporation, which sells optical systems & equipment; Eversource energy; Lyman Orchards; Rogers Manufacturing, which makes injection-molded finished plastics; and TET Manufacturing, which does metal roofing, sheet metal construction and blacksmithing.

The town is also home to circa 1738 The Old North Burying Ground.

The Metacomet Ridge, a swath of trap rock ridge line that spans from Long Island Sound to just before the Vermont border, marks the western portion of town. Higby Mountain and Besek Mountain both offer scenic views from their peaks.

Recreation offerings include Wadsworth Falls State Park, Peckham Park, which has a large playscape, sports fields, basketball court and covered picnic area; golfing or visiting the sunflower maze at Lyman Orchards, swimming at Lake Beseck and mountain biking, skiing and other outdoor activities at Powder Ridge Mountain Park and Resort.

Students in Middlefield and bordering Durham attend Regional School District 13 schools: Brewster elementary (kindergarten to second grade), John Lyman elementary (kindergarten to fourth grade), Korn elementary (grades three and four), Memorial Middle School (five and six), Strong Middle School (seventh and eighth) and Coginchaug Regional High School (grade nine through 12).

The town is also home to the private preschool through grade eight school The Independent Day School.

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