Easton Connecticut is located in Fairfield county. This charming town has kept it's rural character though close to metropolitan centers. Easton has approximately 7,000 residents who enjoy the quiet charm of apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms.
You will find historic farmhouses and colonials as well as contemporary homes too. The average home price is $897,000. Easton has strict zoning requirements of one- to three-acre lots. However, you will find even larger plots, and pastures filled with horses.
Easton is almost exclusively residential. There are several small businesses such as a general store, restaurant, a car-repair shop, veterinarians and a few farm stands. Easton also has a country club, golf cub and a riding academy.
There are 3 scenic reservoirs, 7,5000 acres of protected forestland, several parks and plenty of open space for cross-country skiing, hiking, and horseback riding.
Easton offers excellent schools. The Samuel Staples Elementary school, which takes children grades K-5, and Helen Keller Middle School, which takes children grades 6-8. High school students go to Joel Barlow High School in Redding.