About – Redding, CT

Redding is a rural town in Fairfield County, Connecticut with about 9,000 people spread over 32.1 square miles. Redding has beautiful scenery and plenty of open spaces. Rated as one of the best small towns to live in, Redding offers residents a peaceful and quiet life in a wonderful picturesque setting. The town is bordered by Bethel, Danbury, Easton, Ridgefield, Newtown, Wilton, and Weston, and offers residents the privacy and comfort that they desire.

Redding is known for impressive educational and outdoor programs, as well as for the large number of historic buildings. Redding has been the home of many famous artists, writers, and musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Meat Loaf, Jascha Heifetz or Edward Steichen. The most famous Redding resident, however, is by far Mark Twain, who died here in 1910. The Mark Twain Library hosts plenty of Twain memorabilia and is one of the city’s landmarks.

In addition to this, Redding’s beauty also comes from the natural treasures that are the town’s parks and gardens. Among the most beautiful places in town is Putnam Park — the oldest park in the state of Connecticut — and Devil’s Den, which has miles and miles of hiking trails and is full of natural wonders.

Redding, Connecticut is a unique town that  manages to keep its historical charm while giving residents the lifestyle of a modern community. People can easily enjoy outdoor recreational activities, raise a family, as well as live life to the fullest in a calm and tranquil setting.

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Redding Chamber of Commerce