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New Fairfield Connecticut

County: Fairfield
Population: 14,444
Area: 20 Square Miles
Government: Board of Selectmen & Town Meeting
Distance to Major Cities:
Hartford: 46 Miles
Boston: 140 Miles
New York City: 62 Miles


In 1724, a dozen citizens of Fairfield met with Squantz, Chief of the Schaghicoke Indians and agreed on the terms to purchase a 32,000 acre tract for the equivalent of $300.00.

The town was named and incorporated in 1740.  Due to its great length and size, in 1742, the General Assembly of the colony of Connecticut granted permission to divide the town into what are now Sherman and New Fairfield.

In 1926 Connecticut Light & Power Company approved a plan to create a lake and use its water to produce electricity.  It took only 26 months to turn the valley into Candlewood Lake.  The Lake’s beauty and charm have drawn vacationers to New Fairfield ever since.

There are wonderful parks and recreational areas in New Fairfield: Squantz Pond State Park, Candlewood Lake, New Fairfield Town Park and Playground, Pootatuck State Forest, Memorial Field, Ball Pond Beach and Hidden Valley Wildlife Sanctuary & Nature Center.

Convenient retail businesses and Professional services are centrally located and close to its town hall, library, and post office.

Both the New Fairfield Jaycees and the New Fairfield Historical Society have made great contributions to this idyllic and historic area.

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New Fairfield, Connecticut 06812
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