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New Milford CT, gateway to Litchfield Hills. Life in lower Litchfield County

Town of New Milford SignLocated in southern Litchfield County, New Milford is sometimes referred to as the gateway to Litchfield Hills. We are 90 minutes from New York City, an hour from Hartford and three hours from Boston. If you are looking for a train into the city, Metro North Railroad runs trains on either the Hudson Line or the New Haven Line, both convenient drives from New Milford.

New Milford is the largest town area wise in the state of Connecticut at 64.8 square miles. For a wonderful history of New Milford and the surrounding towns, visit the Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce Website. Bordered by Sherman, Kent, Warren, Washington, Roxbury, Bridgewater and Brookfield, New Milford offers hiking, boating on Candlewood Lake and Lake Lillinonah, fishing, easy access to golfing at world class golf courses, Bulls Bridge Golf Club in South Kent, The Club at River Oaks in Sherman as well as Candlewood Valley Country Club, a public golf course located on Route 7 in New Milford. There is canoeing or rafting on the Housatonic, minutes to the Appalachian Trail in South Kent at Bulls Bridge, many town and state parks great for picnics, hiking, boating, fishing, lesuriely walks, photography opportunities! The choice is yours.

We have fine restaurants, art galleries, and perhaps one of the most scenic greens in New England! Drop by and check it out for yourself. Try a driving tour through New Milford, mapped out for you by the Chamber of Commerce. As you can see, there is something for everyone in New Milford and the surrounding communities. Drop me a line, or come and see for yourself.

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Scenes from downtown New Milford

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Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate

2017 President, Greater New Milford Board of Realtors

2017 Connecticut Magazine 5 Star Realtor


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Comment balloon 4 commentsAndrea Swiedler • April 28 2009 05:50AM


Andrea, this looks like a nice place to raise a family. You have lovely chuches and beautifully green spaces. Thank you for sharing!

Posted by Caren Wallace, Portland Caren Real Estate (Premier Property Group LLC) over 9 years ago

Caren, thank you so much. I am happy you stopped to look and it is so great that you posted a comment! I do love this town.

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) over 9 years ago

Great, well written post!  How did you do the graphics?  Send me an email!  Thanks Andrea!



Posted by Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036 (Shahar Management) over 9 years ago

Debra, thank you so much! I appreciate your comment very much!

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) over 9 years ago