Why You'll Love Living in Ashford
With a growing population of approximately 4,350, the town of Ashford, Connecticut is located in Windham County in northern Connecticut. It covers an area of 39.5 square miles.
New England Charm
The town exudes a special New England country charm, with its scenic countryside, farms, open meadows and well-maintained historical homes.
Notably, Ashford is home to Connecticut’s largest Boy Scout camp, as well as Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.
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Quintessential New England Living
The town of Ashford boasts a rich history, steady growth and a low 2.2% unemployment level. But it also offers some of the prettiest scenery in Connecticut, as longtime residents of the town will tell you.
As you drive east of Hartford along US-44, you'll travel along winding country roads past dense forests, creeks and charming New England homes. In the heart of town, you'll find Pompey Hollow Park (home of the Ashford Farmer's Market), Knowlton Memorial Hall and municipal offices.
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A Quick History of Ashford
Originally purchased from Native Americans, the early settlement of Ashford was located on the main road between Hartford and Boston, optimizing quick development. After the War of 1812, several carding, woolen and tin factories were established.
Historic Districts and Landmarks
Knowlton Memorial Hall, built in 1923, is a central gathering place for Ashford residents. It has hosted town meetings, small conferences, arts and crafts markets, local elections and a variety of community events. The Babcock Library is located in this building, as well.
Ashford Parks and Recreation
Iron Mine Valley Preserve features enchanting swamps and marshes, as well as trails that wind their way through the area. Nearby Natchaug State Forest is a popular destination for camping, horseback riding, hunting, mountain biking, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Endless Adventures Await in Ashford
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