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Welcome to Brookfield, one of the most beautiful towns in Connecticut,  where the combination of great neighborhoods, excellent schools, two beautiful lakes and the lowest taxes amongst neighboring towns makes Brookfield the best place to live or locate your business. 

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Brookfield is the home of 17,000 residents who have the good fortune to live in the beautiful rolling hills of western Connecticut. The two largest lakes in Connecticut border the Town, Candlewood Lake to the west and Lake Lillinonah to the east. Our citizens enjoy outstanding recreational facilities and spectacular scenery. The Town has a wide variety of home styles and values, excellent schools and a vibrant commercial district.

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Facts about Brookfield

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated in 1788.

Named from:

  • Named for Thos. Brooks, first pastor. Formerly Newbury.

County:

  • Fairfield.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Frank Enea, musician and composer.
  • Ronnie Spector, an American rock and roll singer.
  • Samuel E. Merwin, 44th Governor of Connecticut.
  • M. Jodi Rell, 87th Governor of Connecticut.
  • Scott Lutrus, American Football player in the NFL.
  • Bob Camp, cartoonist, comic book artist, director, and producer.

Top Five Attractions:

  • Brookfield Craft Center
  • Brookfield Theater for the Arts
  • DiGrazia Vineyard & Winery
  • Candlewood Lake.
  • Lake Lillinonah.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Holiday Tree Lightings, December
  • Block Party, June.
  • Farmers Market, June-October.
  • Brookfield Day, October.

Quality of the town/city:

  • Brookfield is the home of 17,000 residents who have the good fortune to live in the beautiful rolling hills of western Connecticut. The two largest lakes in Connecticut border the Town, Candlewood Lake to the west and Lake Lillinonah to the east. Our citizens enjoy outstanding recreational facilities and spectacular scenery. The Town has a wide variety of home styles and values, excellent schools and a vibrant commercial district.

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