Welcome to Wilton, CT - enjoy this town guide to help in your home purchase decision. Wilton, Connecticut is known for traditionally high scoring schools, Minks to Sinks flea market, and Weir Farm (park of the national park system), as well as being the home to many metro NYC commuters.
Wilton borders Ridgefield, Norwalk, New Canaan, Westport, Weston and Redding. It shares most of its west border with Vista, New York (a section of Lewisboro) a part of Westchester County.
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Wilton School InformationThe town of Wilton Public Schools system puts it best - "Wilton graduates will be innovators, collaborators and creative critical thinkers who are socially responsible, civic-minded and demonstrate the virtues of compassion and empathy."
Wilton offers a unique school system, rather than districting, the school runs all the students through the same schools from Kindergarten through Senior year in High School. This allows the students to grow and develop together as a group.
Ranked #7 for High Schools in Connecticut (US News), the Wilton School system creates opportunities for graduates.
In addition to Wilton Public School system, Wilton is home to three Private school: Our Lady of Fatima, part of the Catholic diocesan school system, The Montessori School & The Connecticut Friends School. Many of these graduates continue on to Wilton High School or continue their private education at one of the many private high schools available throughout Connecticut.
We recommend exploring the Wilton Board of Education Website, and speaking with a school representative before making any major decision on a home purchase based on school system alone.
Wilton graduates will be innovators, collaborators and creative critical thinkers who are socially responsible, civic-minded and demonstrate the virtues of compassion and empathy." - Wilton School District Website
Wilton Commuting InformationWilton sits on Route 7, one of the major state roads connecting the coastal Norwalk area to the rest of the North Western side of the state. As such, Wilton has easy access to i95 and the Merritt Parkway (allowing for easy access southbound to the New York City metro area, as well as Stamford and White Plains & Northbound to the greater New Haven area). Wilton is also a very popular commuter area for Westport & Greenwich, which is home to many financial institutions and hedge funds.
In addition, Wilton has two main train stations - the Wilton Train Station, right at the heart of Wilton Center, and the Cannondale Train Station in Historic Cannondale. For those who live in North Wilton, the Branchville Train Station (located in the Branchville section of Ridgefield) is also an option.
|For up-to-date Wilton Train Station Schedule, visit the Metro North Website here.|
Town Update: The Town of Wilton plans to connect the Wilton Train Station to Wilton Center with a Pedestrian Walking Bridge.
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Wilton Recreational ActivitiesExplore the many hiking trails in Wilton, from Historic Weir Farm to the Norwalk River Valley Trail, Wilton has hundreds of Acres of land conservation with various hiking trails and degree of difficulty.
Click Here: For More information on Wilton Hiking Trails.
Merwin Meadows, right in the heart of Wilton, which features a playground, soccer fields, swimming pond, and picnic area. Run by the Wilton Parks and Recreation Department. The Parks & Rec department offers a number of programs for all ages including pre-school & senior programs, youth soccer and basketball.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the Wilton Outdoor Sports Center has everything you need from hiking to biking to skiing equipment, seasonal rentals, and great end of season sales.
If Golf is more your outdoor activity, you'll enjoy Rolling Hills Country Club. Rolling Hills Country Club features an 18-hole championship golf course, a six-lane swimming pool, eight tennis courts, three paddle courts & a 1000 square foot warming hut, a 300-seat ballroom, casual and formal member dining rooms, two outdoor patios and a bar/lounge.
While you can easily venture to the bigger movie theaters in Norwalk, Wilton has its own 4 theater movie theater (Wilton BowTie Cinema 4), right in the heart of Wilton Center.
Wilton ShoppingWilton has three main areas for shopping - Wilton Center, Route 7 (near Norwalk) and the Georgetown area (shared with Redding & Ridgefield).
Wilton Center sprawls along River Road and is home to many small businesses, restaurants, & offices. You will just about everything you need for day to day life. Need some tools - Wilton Hardware. Need something trendy - Chou Chou. Need a drink - Ancona's Wine & Liquor. Refill your Drugs - CVS Pharmacy.
You will also find Wilton's two main grocery stores. The larger chain, Stop & Shop, and the Village Market, a staple of the Wilton Community.
Town Update: The Town of Wilton plans to connect the Wilton Train Station to Wilton Center with a Pedestrian Walking Bridge
Along Route 7 in Wilton, there are many additional shops and restaurants. In the Gateway Shopping Center you'll find TJ Maxx, Michael's Crafts, GNC & Radio Shack. Right on the edge of Norwalk, there is easy access to the Norwalk Route 7 businesses, most notably Walmart & Staples.
Georgetown, located at the northern end of Wilton along Route 7, is home to many additional Wilton Businesses and is frequented by not only Wilton Residents, but residents of Ridgefield, Redding & Weston as well. Its most notably home of Caraluzzi's Georgetown Market; a family owned market that services the area.
Tom e Toes
Connecticut Coffee & Grill
Route 7Orem's Diner
John's Best Pizzeria
the Little Pub
Ren Dumpling & Noodle House
Toozy Patza Pizza Jazzeria
The Tusk & Cup
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Updated: 22nd October, 2019 9:29 AM.
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Updated: 22nd October, 2019 1:48 PM.