Introduction to Southbury, Connecticut
Southbury was formed in 1659. At that time the area was inhabited by the Paugussett Indians. Originally, the area was a part of Woodbury. Southbury was incorporated in 1787. A number of industries flourished in this area in the 1800s. However, the has town remained a rural farming community for most of its history.
Southbury and nearby Attractions
- Kettletown State Park
- Golden Age of Trucking Museum
- Shepaug Eagle Observation Area
- Southford Falls State Park
- Quassy Amusement Park
- Railroad Museum of New England
Things To Do In Southbury
The George Waldo State Park, the Ballentine Park, the George Ewald Park, the Russian Village Historic District and Southford Falls State Park. Golfers can play a round at the Heritage Village Golf Club, the Pomperaug Golf Club or the Gainfield Farms Golf Course.
Air transportation facilities are available at the Danbury Municipal Airport.
Southbury Higher Education
Naugatuck Valley Community College and the University of Bridgeport are the nearby institutes of higher education.