Looking to move to Westport, CT? Westport is a scenic and wonderful town located along the Long Island Sound in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It is 52 miles northeast from New York City and has two train stations on the Metro-North New Haven line which gets you into New York City within 62 minutes. The town has excellent access to I-95, Merritt Parkway and Route 1 (Post Road). Westport’s population is 26, 391.
The town offers outstanding beaches, Sherwood Island State Park with public access to the beach and nature trails, and Compo Beach which has a large playground and concession stand. With a bustling downtown, featuring many first-class restaurants, the famous Rye Ridge Delicatessen, coffee shops, parks, upscale shopping and a very robust business district. Many locals support the weekly farmer markets and enjoy the shows at the Westport Country Playhouse and the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts.
Westport schools are among one of the top ranked school districts in Connecticut. The town has many unique neighborhoods with homes in all different styles and sizes. Many were built in the colonial days with original architecture and contemporary homes built to the housing trends of today. There is something for everyone in this beautiful town.
Westport Historical Society
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