Historic Litchfield County Charm
Covering almost 64 square miles New Milford is the largest town in the state and is located in the Housatonic Valley region of bucolic Litchfield County at the beginning of the Litchfield Hills. Only a few miles north of I-84, New Milford is approximately 2 hours from Manhattan and just over 1 hour from Hartford. Employers in New Milford include Kimberly Clark Corporation and New Milford Hospital with many professional opportunities available a short commute away in Danbury.
Known for its New England charm, the heart of New Milford is the quarter-mile-long town green that hosts fairs, concerts and farmers markets throughout the year. Dotted along the downtown’s main streets are an abundance of fine dining, boutiques and charming shops. Along the commercial corridors of Routes 7 and 202 you will find traditional retailers and commercial operations. New Milford also shares shoreline along Candlewood Lake, Connecticut's largest lake, offering boating, swimming and fishing opportunities year round.
New Milford's Public School system is comprised of Hill and Plain Elementary, Northville Elementary, Sarah Noble Intermediate, Schaghticoke Middle and New Milford High Schools. New Milford and the surrounding area is also home to a number of top knotch private schools as well as Western CT State University in Danbury.