Stratford is a delightful coastal community has an active historical society devoted to preserving the magic of yesterday, while a master plan carefully monitors growth to maintain a well-balanced housing market.
Still within an hour's drive of New York City, Stratford is the easternmost town in Fairfield County.
Stratford has an excellent educational system with a balanced curriculum including vocational and technical education at the secondary level.
Located along Long Island Sound, residents have a wealth of recreational opportunities, with two public beaches, five marinas, several fishing piers and two public boat launches.
Residents also take pleasure in the 250-acre town-owned Roosevelt Forest and the Great Meadows Salt Marsh, which is one of the largest unditched salt marshes that still remains in New England, and has become a portion of the Steward B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge.