Derby, CT is the smallest city in size in the state with an area of only 5.3 square miles. This city is located in southwestern Connecticut along the Housatonic River with surrounding areas of Ansonia, Seymour, Shelton, Woodbridge and Orange. Although it is a small city, it is very rich is history as it was settled back in 1642. It had been occupied for centuries by the Native American Indian tribes including the Paugassett & Pootatuck tribes.
Derby is an ideal location with convenient access to other larger cities in Connecticut, such as Bridgeport, New Haven and Waterbury. It is served by Metro-North Commuter Railroad and Route 8 provides easy access to the other major highways of I-95 and I-84. The scenic Merritt Parkway also directly enters and exits from Derby.