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Overview

Introduction to Woodbury, Connecticut

Woodbury, Connecticut, in Litchfield county, is 8 miles W of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center) and 68 miles NE of New York, New York.

Woodbury History

Woodbury, established in 1672 and named in 1673, is located in Litchfield County, which was founded in 1751. The town was first settled in 1672 by a congregation under the leadership of Rev. Zechariah Walker. The area, which was formerly named 'Pomperoug,' received recognition as a town in 1674. The settlement acted as an outpost. The town of Woodbury is home to the First Congregational Church, which was organized in 1670 and is the oldest church in Litchfield County.

Woodbury and nearby Attractions

  • American Clock & Watch Museum
  • Housatonic Meadows State Park
  • Danbury Museum and Historical Society
  • Putnam Memorial State Park
  • Railroad Museum of New England
  • Lake Waramaug State Park

Things To Do In Woodbury

Popular shopping destinations of the area include Middle Quarter Mall Shopping Center, Barclay Square Shopping Center, and Pilgrim Mall Shopping Center. The Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course is a well equipped golf course located nearby. Visitors may plan a day trip to places such as Quassy Amusement Park, Woodbury Ski Area, and the Golden Age of Trucking Museum. There are a number of museums in the community which interest history buffs. Some of these include the Military Museum of Southern New England, the Shore Line Trolley Museum, and the Danbury Museum and Historical Society.

Woodbury Transportation

Air transportation is available frm the Tweed - New Haven Airport.

Woodbury Higher Education

The nearby institutions offering courses in higher education include Yale University, Sacred Heart University, and University of Bridgeport.

People

Total Population 9,791
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 5,020
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 60.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $103,413
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 11.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,102
Median House Value $334,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0.3%
English 16.8%
Irish 23.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Woodbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles W of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06798
Phone Area Codes 203
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.544
Longitude -73.209

Woodbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station BULLS BRIDGE DAM
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station MOUNT CARMEL
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Woodbury Public Libraries

Library
Woodbury Public Library
269 MAIN STREET SOUTH
Woodbury, Connecticut
(203) 263-3502
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Woodbury High Schools

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NONNEWAUG HIGH SCHOOL
5 MINORTOWN RD.
203-263-2186
Serves 794 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

HOMEBOUND
5 MINORTOWN ROAD
203-263-4339
A Non-traditional School

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