New Milford Connecticut
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Area Description

New Milford is the southernmost town in Litchfield County, just a few miles from I-84 and about 90 minutes  from New York City. It has a vibrant town center with a picturesque village green, restaurants and shops, and is home to a large farmer’s market that draws shoppers from May to October. Formerly a farming community, New Milford’s population has increased during the last decade to about 28,000 people, which include commuters as well as families who have made their home here for generations, operating businesses ranging from plumbing and electricians to machine shops and retail business, and everything in between

Area Highlights

The Neighbors

Community-oriented and friendly.

Market

Upscale, family-oriented.

Lifestyle

Casual, sporty, family-focused.

You'll Love

Candlewood Lake. The Green’s bandstand and a vintage military tank attract visitors year-round. New Milford offers its own beach and town park on Candlewood Lake, and has  a number of parks and preserves.

Perfect For

Families, commuters, history and nature lovers.

Around the Area

New Milford is the largest town in Connecticut at 64 square miles and nearly 200 miles of roadways.

The Green is still the hub for community and civic organizations to hold fairs, military and veteran ceremonies, concerts and seasonal events.  Young’s field, Harrybrooke Park, Hunt Hill Farm, Sullivan Farm, Sunny Valley Preserve, the Pratt Center. Those who choose to visit are drawn by the variety of recreation opportunities, living spaces and its remaining farmland, as well as a vibrant public school system.

Established as a town by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1712, New Milford’s earliest settlers include the family of Zacharaiah Ferriss, John Noble, the Bostwicks and the Boardmans, according to the New Milford Historical Society. The Green is the primary hub for community events and civic groups, including fairs, military and veteran ceremonies, concerts and seasonal celebrations. Its Memorial Day parade features a vintage carriage owned and operated by New Milford’s all-volunteer fire department, Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2.

New Milford offers its own beach and town park on Candlewood Lake, and has  a number of parks and preserves:  Young’s field, Harrybrooke Park, Hunt Hill Farm, Sullivan Farm, Sunny Valley Preserve, the Pratt Center. Those who choose to visit are drawn by the variety of recreation opportunities, living spaces and its remaining farmland, as well as a vibrant public school system. New Milford Hospital, part of the Western Connecticut Health Network that includes Danbury Hospital to the south, serves patients from around the county. The town is also home to numerous medical and practices, as well as yoga studios, wellness centers, several health clubs and a golf course.

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