Monroe Connecticut is located in Fairfield County. While the town has sustained a progressive growth over the past 20 years, it has not lost its character and charm. Monroe is a family-oriented community with an excellent school system, recreational facilities and a variety of houses of worship. This quaint town was named after James Monroe the fifth President of the United States, serving from 1817-1825.

The 19,000 residents enjoy excellent schools, a variety of stores and services, recreational opportunities and a good commuting location to Bridgeport, Westport, Danbury, New Haven, and Waterbury.

Monroe is a family-oriented town and offers affordable housing, large lots, and a small-town feel. The average home price is $435,000.

Residents enjoy a 300-acre recreational center with a 16-acre pond, a sandy beach, hiking trails, a swimming pool, 3 large playgrounds, picnic area, tennis courtgs and more.

Shopping in Monroe offers an escape from the large chains. You can browse through family-owned shops and eat at cozy and casual restaurants. You will also find the town green charming with its historic churches, and gazebo.

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