Welcome to Milford CT
Known as the “Small City with a Big Heart”, Milford is highlighted by 17 miles of sparkling shoreline and glorious waterfront panoramas.Milford’s natural beauty, beaches, bustling harbor, historic town center, infamous duck pond and charming town Green all contribute to the area’s appeal. When you add its superb location with easy access to I-95, Route 15 and the Metro North train station, residents find that Milford has plenty to offer.
A water lover’s paradise, Milford’s shoreline includes both Long Island Sound and the Housatonic River. Boating, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking abound and Milford’s beaches are noted for being among the finest in Connecticut. The harbor is a bustling scene of activity with marinas, boat launches, docks and yacht club.
Additional recreation can be enjoyed throughout numerous parks, tennis courts, fields and hiking trails. Milford boasts a municipal golf course and is home to Great River Golf Club. The tree-lined town green is the focal point for many events including outdoor concerts and craft shows. The annual Oyster Festival is the highlight of the year attracting over 50,000 visitors.
Residents enjoy a great deal of diversified shopping and dining with a major shopping mall, numerous restaurants and shopping centers and downtown shops and boutiques. Newcomers will find Milford welcoming in its friendliness and an outstanding place in which to work and live, with a great range of housing spanning from entry level single family homes to luxurious waterfront estates.