Place:New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

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NameNew Milford
TypeTown
Coordinates41.567°N 73.4°W
Located inLitchfield, Connecticut, United States

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New Milford - named 1703, settled from Milford 1707. Incorporated 1712. - Ricker, 9.

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New Milford is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States, located in Western Connecticut. The town is located north of Danbury, on the banks of the Housatonic River. It is the largest town in the state in terms of land area at nearly . The population was 28,142 according to the 2010 Census. The town center is also listed as a census-designated place (CDP). The northern portion of the town is situated in the region considered Northwestern CT and the far eastern portions are part of the Litchfield Hills region.

It is located roughly 55 miles from Hartford, 75 miles from Springfield, 100 miles from Albany and 85 from NYC.

New Milford is home to the Canterbury School, a well-known Roman Catholic boarding school. The school's Chapel of Our Lady features the Jose M. Ferrer Memorial Carillon. The house that inspired the 1946 novel and 1948 film, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, still stands in the Merryall section of town.

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