About – Monroe, CT

The town of Monroe, named after President James Monroe, is a small community in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The town is bordered by Easton, Newtown, Oxford, Shelton, and Trumbull and is home to almost 20,000 people spread across 26.3 square miles.

Today, the town of Monroe is mostly a bedroom community of Stamford and New York City. Over time, the town managed to maintain its rural feel, having only a few companies headquartered here. With many open spaces and beautiful parks, Monroe is the kind of town that always offers great recreational activities. You can explore miles of hiking trails, enjoy a day of fishing on one of the town’s lakes, swim or go boating. Residents of Monroe are offered tennis courts, ball fields, golf courses, and are in an arm’s reach of the sandy beaches on the Long Island Sound.

In addition, the educational opportunities in Monroe are truly wonderful, the town’s schools constantly ranking high among Connecticut’s best schools.

Monroe is so well located that you can easily get to Hartford or New Haven, as well as to New York City and Stamford. This is a lovely, family-oriented town with beautiful houses, lovely green spaces, and plenty of opportunities for a carefree and peaceful lifestyle.

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Monroe Chamber of Commerce