Best Small Town In Connecticut

Money Magazine researched literally thousands of small towns across the U.S. and not only was Brookfield 1st in CT but was also rated in the first 26 in the entire country. The magazine’s data crunching ”paid close attention to how well towns were doing economically, from unemployment rates to job growth to housing appreciation, affordability and more”.

They recognized however, that a place is more than the sum of its numbers. In addition to thriving, “they’ve also got all you could want in a place to raise a family; plenty of green space, good schools, a strong sense of community.”

Located in Fairfield County, Brookfield is best known for its quality of life and its New England charm. Situated between two major lakes, Brookfield’s superior shopping, excellent schools, and a commercial base that allows one of the lowest tax rates in the region.

recent news Brookfield Booming with Commercial, Residential Developments
“The whole town has really gotten behind what we’re doing,” said Betsy Paynter, Brookfield Economic and Community Development manager. Once the town adopted its Plan of Conservation and Development in 2015, she said, “We all rolled up our sleeves to start work on achieving what everyone wants to see.” Read the full article
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Town Center and the Initiative
The Town of Brookfield celebrated the groundbreaking of the streetscape construction within the Town Center. This project has been anticipated for many years and has been a high priority in the Town's Plan of Conservation and Development. This revitalization of Brookfield will be enjoyed for years to come.