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Location: 
New Milford is located in Litchfield County on the western border of Connecticut in the beautiful Housatonic Valley. To the west is the Town of Sherman and Candlewood Lake. To the south are Brookfield and Danbury. Kent and Warren are north; Washington, Bridgewater and Roxbury are east.

For you astronomers, New Milford is located at 41:35N, 73:24W.

Area: 
New Milford is the largest town by area in the state, consisting of approximately 40,321 acres or 64 square miles.

Altitude: 
Highest point: 1281 Feet on top of Bear Hill
Lowest Point 200 Feet along Housatonic River
Village Green: 260 feet

Population: 
Approximately 28,000

Roads: 
There are approximately 175 miles of improved or paved road and 26 miles of unimproved or gravel road.

Transportation: 
New Milford is a few miles north of I-84 and is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes from Manhattan.

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