Incorporated in 1740, New Fairfield is a quaint New England community of approximately 25 square miles located on the border of New York State and Danbury. Nestled in the scenic foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, this much sought after community is known for its excellent schools, reasonable taxes and easy commute to Westchester County, lower Fairfield County and Manhattan. Major commuting routes include CT State Routes 37 and 39, Interstate I-84 and easy access to a number of Metro North train stations.
New Fairfield is home to Squantz Pond State Park and Candlewood Lake, Connecticut’s largest lake, offering an abundance of outdoor recreational activities year round. A contemporary, quaint downtown area boasts a number of fine dining and small retail establishments. A few minutes south, in Danbury, you will find all the other retail conveniences that you need.
The New Fairfield Public Schools System is among the top in the state and includes four schools: Consolidated School, Meeting House Hill School, New Fairfield Middle School and New Fairfield High School. In addition, there are over 40 colleges and universities within a 50 mile range of New Fairfield and more than half of the population hold degrees of higher education.