Towns
Wilton, Connecticut

Located in Fairfield county and nestled in the Norwalk river valley, the town of Wilton is graced with winding roads, streams, woods and rolling hills. A commuter town 55 miles from midtown Manhattan, Wilton is only one hour from Grand Central Station and runs daily commuter service from the Wilton train station. Wilton real estate affords many choices, from antique colonials and farmhouses to new construction. There is something for everyone in Wilton.

 

When light industry moved into town a carefully executed plan was put into place in order to provide for orderly growth in business and residential building, keeping in mind that the new families moving in would require new roads, support services, recreational facilities and most importantly excellent schools that are considered among the best in the state, with a high percentage of students accepted in ivy league schools. In addition Wilton schools provide the very best sports facilities, enabling the students to be highly competitive. Wilton has five schools. Wilton High School serves grades 9-12, Middlebrook School serves grades 6-8, Cider Mill School serves grades 3-5 and Tilford and Driscoll both serve K-2.

The town has preserved 1,000 acres for recreational use including many beautiful parks, allowing for the preservation of its rural atmosphere, yet the town center provides an abundance of specialty stores, excellent restaurants, along with service stores and office space, all housed in quaint buildings in keeping with the architecture of New England.

Some of the recreational opportunities in Wilton are at Comstock Community Center, which provides classes for children from 18 months to senior citizens. Merwin Meadows in on 17 acres and has a swimming pond, athletic field, picnic facilities, playground and basketball courts. The town has 12 tennis courts (8 lighted), lighted stadium, and many more athletic fields to service soccer, baseball, softball and basketball. This strong commitment and concern on the part of the community make this town the ideal place to raise a family.

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