Ridgefield Connecticut

A true home town feeling is what people think of when they hear the name of the town of Ridgefield. It’s a family town, an “old New England town”, in the heart of Fairfield County, Connecticut, where recreation, education and shopping make for a happy way of life. Ridgefield offers residents fine restaurants a broad diversity in lifestyle, housing and services with a very strong town atmosphere. Scenic, gentle rolling hills, and lovely homes are all the landscape that makes Ridgefield a desirable town in which to live.

Population:
21,960
Government:
Board of Selectmen (5)
Area:
34.4 square miles
Tax Rate:
24.87
Distance:
NYC & Hartford – 55 miles, Stamford – 20 miles, White Plains – 45 miles
Avg. Sold Price:
10/07/07 – CMLS, Single Family Residences
$957,153
Public Services:
District Nursing Association, Crisis Intervention Hotline, US Post Office, Chamber of Commerce, Canine Control, Library, Recycling Center, Town Dump
Police Dept.:
33 full time
Fire Dept.:
Paid and Volunteer
Houses of Worship:
Assemblies of God, Baha’, Baptist, Catholic, Christian Science, Congregational, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Jewish.
Recreation:
Fishing., tennis, riding, hiking, cross-country skiing swimming, sailing, skating, town owned 18 golf course, tennis, paddle tennis, Community Center, Symphony, Aldrich Art Museum, town beach with lifeguards, recreation center/indoor pool.
Medical Facilities:
Danbury Hospital – Clinic, Norwalk Hospital Danbury Hospital – Clinic, Norwalk Hospital
Shopping:
Specialty shops, grocery stores/supermarkets, pharmacies, hardware stores, Danbury Mail – 10 miles.
Schools:
4 Elementary (Grades K-5); 2 Middle (Grades 6-8); 1 High School.