Welcome To Ridgefield

Picturesque living in the mountains.

Located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and a short one-hour drive north from New York City, Ridgefield is a favorite destination for visitors, and people wanting to relocate to a town of rich resources. Its location among the open spaces and rolling hills of Fairfield County make Ridgefield CT a very quiet and tranquil town. Founded over 300 years ago, and with a population of 25,000, Ridgefield boasts a unique historic Main Street, a highly rated school system and is rated as one of the safest towns in the state.


Ridgefield is the perfect mix of a classic New England town with the sophisticated cultural offerings of a big city. With a walk down Main Street, you will discover how the elegance of our colonial history harmoniously blends with the richness of our cultural institutions. Ridgefield’s spectacular scenery, with abundant rolling hills, quiet ponds, and wooded forests, lends a bucolic, laid-back vibe. Our community of over 25,000 residents enjoy a plentiful cultural life, stellar school system, vibrant lifestyle, and caring community – which make Ridgefield an incredible place to live.


Visitors can tour the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Weir Farm National Historic Site or visit Keeler Tavern Museum. Seeking entertainment? Enjoy the intimate setting of the Ridgefield Playhouse that hosts hundreds of live shows by nationally acclaimed performers. Or catch a first release movie at the unique Prospector Theater. Fill your day in Ridgefield by shopping the unique boutiques on Main Street, or the various shops located on Danbury Road. While in our town be sure to enjoy any one of our numerous restaurants from casual cuisine to fine dining. If you are seeking outdoor activities we offer a semi-private, Fazio-designed 18 hole golf course, the Ridgefield Golf Course, as well as walking trails, lakes and miles of country roads that are enjoyed by bikers. Ridgefield is a memorable location for private parties, weddings, corporate events and


Ridgefield has been repeatedly voted one of the “Safest Towns in America,” and “#1 Town in Connecticut”, some of the many reasons why Ridgefield has become such an attractive location for young families. With its many cultural offerings, excellent school system, and welcoming community, Ridgefield is an ideal home for families. The town’s convenience, accessibility, and rich cultural life also make our town an ideal location for empty nesters. Ridgefield’s senior center, Founders Hall, offers some of the best educational and recreational activities for older adults in the area.

Ridgefield CT is very welcoming to all and diversity is embraced here. With a large expat community drawn by the wonderful lifestyle and nearby global corporations, the town enjoys a sophisticated international vibe. And very active, diverse houses of worship are located within town.




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