Ridgefield Town Information

The historic New England town of Ridgefield combines a pleasant rural setting for family living and outdoor enjoyment with an ideal location for travel to major business and commercial centers.

The appeal of life in Ridgefield is evidenced by its rapid population growth since the 1950’s – from 4,000 to 28,000.

Residences in town present a wide selection of styles and sizes including spacious single-family homes, renovated colonials and elegant modern architecture.  Charming condominium communities are tastefully integrated into the landscape, and a variety of waterfront properties are found along the shores of the many lakes in town “Main Street,” an historic village with stately mansions and unique shops adds to Ridgefield New England character.

The Ridgefield Arts Council is part of town government and exists to promote the arts for residents of all ages.  The Council activities include assisting both current and developing art groups, artists and programs encouraging collaboration and coordination in the development of town cultural events and schedules and creating liaisons with neighboring town cultural organizations.

An abundance of athletic and leisure activities are made possible by the town’s excellent natural terrain and enthusiastic recreation department.  Fishing, swimming and boating are enjoyed a Lake Momanasco, Lake Wind Wing and Pierrepont State Park.  A Skating Center features open skating sessions, figure skating lessons and league hockey, and challenging public course serves golfers.

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