About New Canaan, CT

New Canaan is a beautiful town in Fairfield County, Connecticut and one of the most affluent communities in the United States. The town has around 20,000 residents spread across 22.5 square miles.  

Once the railroad came to New Canaan, wealthy people of New York were attracted by the beauty of the town and made a habit out of spending their vacations here. Some of them were so charmed by this lovely town that they started moving to New Canaan and commuting to their jobs in the big city. Many of the tasteful and beautiful estates that belonged to the early families that came from the city can be found even today, sprinkled throughout this small town.

New Canaan has grown into a wonderful place that offers residents opportunities that ensure a comfortable and modern lifestyle. With its art galleries and historic sites, the town is always adding something to its cultural value. As well, there are many recreational activities to be enjoyed in New Canaan, including the numerous parks and open spaces. For those concerned with family life, one can take pride in New Canaan’s exceptional school system. If you want something new, you won’t need to go far to find good eats or shopping. Located close to Stamford and New York City, the town gives residents the chance to escape into a smaller, different place while enjoying everything both sizes of city have to offer.

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