Located in the heart of Fairfield County, Wilton has a history dating back to its inception as a close-knit congregational farming parish in 1726.
After the Revolutionary War, Wilton was granted an official Town Charter in 1802. Today, Wilton is a growing town that blends the country charm of yesteryear with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, and is defined by its gracious homes and vibrant downtown hub. A walkable town center is comprised of historical buildings housing small businesses run by enterprising entrepreneurs. Select national and international corporations also contribute to the town’s diverse economy including Blue Buffalo pet food company, Melissa & Doug, and Cannondale Bicycle Company. The recipient of numerous national awards, Wilton’s public school system offers students an academic foundation in addition to several programs for the arts and athletics.
Boasting rolling hills and lush scenery, Wilton is ideally located in Fairfield County near train service and highways, making it perfect for residents, businesses and tourists alike. Wilton is ideal for those who desire privacy, fresh air and plenty of space to create their lifestyle. The community is a wonderful, active and friendly one that is proud of its heritage while focusing on the promise of the future.