Continually recognized for its welcoming community, excellent schools, and residential appeal.

Welcome to Wilton

Luxurious rural living in Connecticut’s most sought-after county.
Nestled in the heart of beautiful Fairfield County, Wilton, Connecticut, is an idyllic destination for those who appreciate the finer things in life. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and wealth of recreational activities, there is something for everyone to love about Wilton.
Wilton has a long and storied history, established in 1726. By the mid-1800s, Wilton had become a thriving rural community and was incorporated as a town in 1802. Today, Wilton is a vibrant and picturesque town with a population of around 18,000.
One of the things that makes Wilton so unique is its beautiful architecture. Wilton has various historic buildings, from Colonial-style homes to Victorian-era churches. Many of these structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a few homes date back to the town’s founding. This rich architectural history is part of what makes Wilton a remarkable place to visit and live.
In addition to its architectural beauty and luxurious lifestyle, Wilton offers plenty of recreational activities. From hiking and biking trails to nearby beaches and lakes, Wilton is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

What to Love

  • Some of the best restaurants in Connecticut
  • Easy commute to New York City
  • Excellent local dining amid natural rural beauty

Local Lifestyle

For those seeking an active lifestyle, Wilton is the perfect place. With plenty of parks, wooded trails, and nearby beaches, there is no shortage of outdoor activities. The town provides residents access to numerous natural parks and trails for hiking, biking, and birdwatching. The region is also known for its many lakes and ponds, offering swimming, kayaking, and fishing opportunities. Golfing is plentiful, with several upscale country clubs nearby. Shopping enthusiasts will be pleased to find many boutique and national retailers featuring plenty of high-end options.
Wilton is home to extravagant living. With its center of restaurants, shopping, and easy access to Connecticut's finest beaches, residents in Wilton know they are living in an American gem. Whether an indoor or outdoor person, you will find your peace in Wilton.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

High-end dining options are plentiful in Wilton. Its proximity to New York City means that some of the finest restaurants in the country are within a short drive. Bianco Rosso Wine Bar & Restaurant is a stylish Italian wine bar serving everything you have come to expect from a Mediterranean experience. The Schoolhouse At Cannondale is a gem unique to Wilton. Located in an old one-room schoolhouse, this intimate New American restaurant may require a reservation.
Spend some time at Cactus Rose Restaurant & Tequila Bar and sample their excellent tequila menu. Find time for friends and enjoy a beer at the Red Rooster Pub, Wilton’s local space for late-night company.

Things to Do

For those seeking an artful night out, the renowned Wilton Playshop offers a wide range of Broadway-style shows and performances. Rolling Hills Country Club is a local getaway complete with a vibrant dining and social scene and the neighborhood's new golf course. For a full range of cultural experiences, stop by the G & B Community Culture Center for classes, performances, and community engagement.
What truly sets Wilton apart is its stunning natural beauty. The town provides residents access to numerous natural parks and trails for hiking, biking, and birdwatching. Residents find themselves playing ball or watching the sunset over the ponds in Weir Farm National Historical Park.


Wilton is home to world-renowned academic institutions. The area’s most notable institutions include:

Wilton to NYC

Metro-North New Haven Schedule
Depending on where you live in Wilton, you can travel to GCT via the Branchville, Wilton or Cannondale stations on the Danbury Branch of the Metro-North New Haven line. If using Branchville station, there are no ticket machines and no staffed ticket office. Parking is handled by the Town of Ridgefield (203-431-2700). There is a wheelchair ramp to the platform. The station is served by Westport Star Taxi (203-227-3063). Call in advance.
The Wilton Station is a few hundred yards from Center Street near the intersection of Route 7 and 33. Cannondale Station is on Cannon Road, just off Route 7, adjoining the Cannondale Village Shopping Center. There are no ticket machines and no staffed ticket office. Parking at Wilton and Cannondale is the province of the town (203-563-0100).
By Car
Travel via CT-15 or CT-95 to your destination approximately an hour away. For more information, consult your GPS

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Overview for WILTON, CT

18,486 people live in WILTON, where the median age is 44.1 and the average individual income is $96,544. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for WILTON, CT

WILTON has 6,198 households, with an average household size of 2.95. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WILTON do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,486 people call WILTON home. The population density is 690.02 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in WILTON, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby WILTON. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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The Montessori School
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School
PreK - 8th
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The Montessouri School
Undergrad - Undergrad
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Cider Mill School
3rd - 5th
Middlebrook School
6th - 8th
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Miller-Driscoll School
PreK - 2nd
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