So…you’re thinking of moving to the New York City suburbs and you keep hearing about Fairfield County, CT. Great! We look forward to welcoming you here. But which town, you ask, would best suit your lifestyle?
There are a lot of factors to consider, especially if you desire a town that is easily commutable to NYC. Eight years ago my husband and I debated these issues for months. After many glasses of wine, several arguments, and some hand wringing, we packed up our things and moved from Boston to Fairfield County with our then 1 year old. While we were apprehensive about moving to such an affluent county, we have been tremendously happy with the many wonderful people we've met, the ease with which we can get into Manhattan, and the incredible (free!) education our children are getting.
Read more to find some insights on a few popular Fairfield County towns: