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Weston, Connecticut 06883

Weston Center

Map of Weston, CTWeston is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, accessible form the Merritt Parkway, Exit 42 and north of Westport, CT. Both Route 57 and Route 53 run through the town center. Residents enjoy two-acre zoning, a lack of commercial development, a focus on open space, and an outstanding and educational system. Unlike neighboring towns, shopping in Weston is limited to a handful of stores in the Weston Shopping Center.  There are only two restaurants in Weston: The Lunch Box and Cobb’s Mill Inn.

In 2016, 2016-beest-placesWeston was ranked #3 in Niche’s Report on the Safest Places to to Live in Connecticut.

In 2015, Connecticut Magazine named Weston as #9 in their Rating the Towns Report in towns with a median home value $325,000 and up.  The rating considers education, economy, crime, civic engagement and leisure.

According to Money Magazine’s 2016 Best Places to Live Report, Weston, CT has the following stats:

WESTON, CT
POPULATION 10,205
PERCENT OF RESIDENTS WITH AT LEAST A BACHELOR’S DEGREE 82%
AVERAGE COMMUTE TIME IN MINUTES 35
MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME $179,667
PROJECTED 5-YEAR JOB GROWTH 11%
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.5%
MEDIAN HOME PRICE $749,250
AVERAGE PROPERTY TAX $16,998

Click here to view the CERC Town Profile.

Schools

Best High SchoolAccording to Newsweek, Weston High School ranks as the Connecticut’s top public high school and 39th in the nation. Weston High School ranked 4th within Connecticut according to U.S. News & World Report for Best High School.

All of Weston’s  four public schools are located in a campus-like setting on School Road across from Weston Center.

Parks

The landscape of Weston is characterized by open spaces. Almost one-quarter of the town is permanently devoted to open space use, including:

  • Devil’s Den Preserve: 1,765 acres with a 20-mile trail system that connects with the extended 70-mile Saugatuck Valley Trails System.
  • Bisceglie-Scribner Park: A 53-acre recreation area that contains Little League fields, picnic facilities, a swimming pond and the Kiwanis Fitness Trail, a two-mile jogging trail with fitness stations, along the west branch of the Saugatuck River.
  • Morehouse Farm Park, with eight, partially overlapping ball fields.
  • Sixteen preserves of the Aspetuck Land Trust, for a total of 645 acres, scattered all around town.
  • Katherine Ordway Preserve:  62 acres of woodland, three miles of trails and an arboretum.
  • Keene Park:  6 acres, along the each branch of the Saugatuck River.
  • Open land around the Saugatuck Reservoir, with trails and opportunities for fishing.

Country Clubs

Culture

  • Weston Commission for the Arts: Organizes music, art, drama and other valuable cultural events.
  • Weston Library:  Offers a variety of programs, book clubs, and workshops for residents of all ages.
  • Senior Activities Center: Runs a wide range of programs, which include yoga and fitness, knitting/crafts, and much more.
  • Weston Historical Society: 3.7acre site containing the Coley Farm House, Coley Barn Museum with a collection of antique farm equipment, a carriage house, the archive museum, and the new Prue Bliss Education Center.

Food Market

Country Fairs & Farmer’s Markets

Famous Residents

  • Lucie Arnaz
  • Jose Feliciano
  • Christopher Plummer
  • Keith Richards

 

 

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