Redding Connecticut

Redding, a town dedicated to open space, features over 55 miles of hiking and riding trails. Parks take advantage of the beautiful natural surroundings, providing a variety of recreational opportunities – cross country skiing, hiking, bird watching.

Redding residents seem to be a hearty independent lot who value their privacy and rural surroundings.

Population:
8,300
Government:
Board of Selectmen, Town Meeting
Area:
32.2 square miles
Mill Rate:
22.74
Distance:
NYC – 1.5 hours by car, Stamford – 45 minutes White Plains – I hour
Avg. Sold Price:
10/07/07 – CMLS, Single Family Residences
$868,839
Public Services:
24 Hours Emergency Communications Center, Paramedic Program, Landfill/Recycling Program, Parks and Recreation Program, Animal Control Department, Library
Police Dept.:
13 full-time
Fire Dept.:
3 fire Volunteer fire districts
Houses of Worship:
Congregational, Episcopal, Unitarian, Jewish, Bible, Lutheran, Methodist, Catholic
Recreation:
Huntington Memorial State Park, Putnam Memorial State Park, Topstone Park, private country club, over 50 miles of hiking trails, Sunset Hill Riding Academy, Boys and Girls Club of Redding
Medical Facilities:
Danbury Hospital – Clinic, Norwalk Hospital
Shopping:
Georgetown, Ridgefield. Bethel; Danbury Mail
Schools:
I Elementary (Grades K-5); I Middle (Grades 6-8), 1 High School (with Easton – Grades 9-12)