Introduction to Trumbull, Connecticut
Trumbull, Connecticut, in Fairfield county, is 5 miles N of Bridgeport, Connecticut and 53 miles NE of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Bridgeport metropolitan area. There are an estimated 34,243 people in Trumbull.
Trumbull was initially organized in 1639 as a part of Stratford, a town in Connecticut. Early settlers constructed their barns and houses along the Farm Highway. The citizens of Trumbull petitioned for incorporation after the Revolutionary War, when the area had a sizeable population. The townspeople desired incorporation because they found it inconvenient to have to go to Stratford for town meetings. Trumbull was eventually incorporated in October of 1797.
Trumbull and nearby Attractions
- Beach Memorial Park
- Pequonnock River Valley Park
- Discovery Museum
- Twin Brooks Park
- Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course
- Pinewood Lake
Things To Do In Trumbull
There are over two dozen parks and recreational facilities in Trumbull. The Tashua Recreational Facility, which is spread out across 268 acres, features tennis and basketball courts, and separate swimming pools for children and adults. It also has picnic areas, multi-purpose fields and a playground. Tashua Knolls is an 18-hole golf course which was designed by Al Zikorus, a reputed golf architect. One can also enjoy weekly concerts at the Town Hall Gazebo during summer months.
Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial is nearby.
Trumbull Higher Education
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield University and the University Of Bridgeport are nearby.