The City of Shelton is located in northern Fairfield County and borders Trumbull, Stratford, Monroe and the Housatonic River. It’s location allows residents to easily commute to cities such as New Haven, Bridgeport, Stamford and even New York City.
Shelton offers plenty of outdoor activity enjoyment such as hiking and biking trails, fishing, golfing and boating. Indian Wells State Park offers a beach and picnic areas on the Housatonic River. The Connecticut Sports Center holds 2 ice rinks, miniature golf, a driving range, lazer tag, bowling and an arcade. There’s always something to do here.
Other features include a Community Center with an indoor pool, a Senior Center, 2 Libraries, a great school system, lots of shopping and restaurants.
For the year 2010, Shelton was voted the Best Affordable Suburb in Connecticut for the second year in row by Bloomberg Businessweek. With affordable housing and the lowest taxes around, Shelton is an ideal city to call home.