Wilton Connecticut

Wilton is a rural residential town rich in New England history. The residential a transformation from a small farming town to a suburban residential community of approximately 16,000 has been carefully controlled by zoning and through the restoration of the town’s older Colonial landmarks. Residents commute primarily to Stamford, White Plains and New York City. There are several corporate and electronics companies along Route 7. Homes in Wilton range from the traditional to the very modern but all have the great outdoors in common. Wilton’s topography is characterized by dramatic glacial ridges, winding back roads, streams, ponds, woods and rolling hills.

Population:
15,989
Government:
Town Meeting – Board of Selectmen
Area:
26.8 square miles
Mill Rate:
24.23
Distance:
NYC – I hour, Stamford – 20 minutes
Avg. Sold Price:
10/07/07- CMLS, Single Family Residences
$1,088,637
Public Services:
Ambulance, library, Dial-A-Ride for Elderly
Police Dept.:
39 full time, 11 auxiliary
Fire Dept.:
16 regular, 25 volunteers
Houses of Worship:
Catholic, Episcopal, Congregational, Christian Science, Lutheran, Methodist, Baptist, Covenant, Jewish Reform, Presbyterian, Quaker
Recreation:
Public swimming parks, 10 playgrounds, 8 passive parks, 12 all-weather tennis courts, Wilton Family Y, extensive programs through Parks and Recreation Department.
Medical Facilities:
Norwalk Hospital
Shopping:
Local shopping in Wilton Center and Route 7, Danbury – Stamford Malls 20 minutes away.
Schools:
2 Elementary (Grades K-3); 2 Middle (Grades 4-5 & 6-8)
1 High School (Grades 9-12)