Ram's Pasture, Town of Newtown

Town Profile

Newtown, Connecticut was founded in 1705 and incorporated in 1711. Newtown maintains its rural New England charm while boasting the sophistication and amenities of modern metropolitan suburbs. It is part of the greater Danbury, CT and New York City metropolitan areas.

Prime Location

  • Located in Fairfield County, in southwestern Connecticut4.1-map
  • Centrally located between two metropolitan destinations
    60+/- miles from New York City, NY
    140 +/- miles from Boston, MA
  • Town borders include:
    • Easton and Redding (south)
    • Bridgewater and Southbury (north)
    • Oxford and Monroe (east)
    • Bethel and Brookfield (west)
  • Newtown is traversed by Interstate 84, U.S. Routes 6 and 302, and Connecticut Routes 25 and 34.

Newtown, CT At-a-Glance

Government:Town Meeting – Selectmen
Legislative Council:12 members
Population:28,000 +/-
Labor Force:14,156
School enrollment:5,282
Median Home Sale price:$347,500
Median Age:40.8
Median Household Income:$114,695

See Newtown’s Fact Sheet for more details >

The Newtown community enjoys the use of many multi-functional facilities for recreation, art, music, movies and cultural events.  These facilities include:

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