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Weston

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Weston
State:
Connecticut
County:
Fairfield County
Probate District:
50
Year Established:
1787
Year Incorporated:
1787
Form of Government:
Selectmen - Town Meeting
Town Hall Address:
Weston Town Hall
56 Norfield Road
Weston, CT 06883
(203) 222-2656
9:00am through 4:30pm Monday through Friday.
Web Address:
www.westonct.gov/

History Brief:
In May 1757, the Green Farms Parish of Fairfield and a small part of Wilton Parish was established as the Norfield Society. It was incorporated as the town of Weston in 1787. Town Birth records begin 1879. Marriage records begin 1820. Death records begin 1861. Barbour collection records cover 1787-1850.
   
Other City Names (1)
Name:Norfield Parish
 
Settled From (1)
Town Name:North Fairfield Parish
 
Population (22)
Year:1790
Population:2469

Year:1800
Population:2680

Year:1810
Population:2618

Year:1820
Population:2767

Year:1830
Population:2997

Year:1840
Population:2561

Year:1850
Population:1056

Year:1860
Population:1117

Year:1870
Population:1054

Year:1880
Population:918

Year:1890
Population:772

Year:1900
Population:840

Year:1910
Population:831

Year:1920
Population:703

Year:1930
Population:670

Year:1940
Population:1053

Year:1950
Population:1988

Year:1960
Population:4039

Year:1970
Population:7417

Year:1980
Population:8284

Year:1990
Population:8648

Year:2000
Population:10037
 
Founding Families (0)
No Data Available.
 
Cemeteries (5)
Name:Lyons Plain Cemetery
Location:Rear of Lyons Plain Church

Name:Norfield Cemetery
Location:South part of town near Wesport

Name:Osborn Cemetery
Location:Near Charles R. Morehouse property

Name:Rollins Cemetery
Location:East of Valley Forge

Name:Tharp Cemetery
Location:East of Lyons Plain
 
Churches (3)
Name:Emmanuel Episcopal Church (203) 227-8565
Location:285 Lyons Plain Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.emmanuelweston.org

Name:Norfield Congregational Church (203) 227-7886
Location:64 Norfield Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.norfield.org

Name:St. Francis of Assisi Church (203) 227-1341
Location:35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.sfaparish.com
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (5)
Name:Devil's Den

Name:Lyons Plains

Name:Norfield

Name:Upper Parish

Name:Valley Forge
 
Historical Locations (0)
No Data Available.
 
Notable Citizens (7)
Name:Bette Davis - Actress
Type:Contemporary

Name:George Balanchine (1904-1983) - Choreographer
Type:Contemporary

Name:James Thurber - Writer
Type:Historic

Name:John Marshall Harlan II (1899-1971) US Supreme Court Justice
Type:Contemporary

Name:Lawrence Langner (1890-1962) Playwrite, author & producer
Type:Contemporary

Name:Mariette Hartley - Actress
Type:Contemporary

Name:Rodney Dangerfield - Comedian
Type:Contemporary
 
Newspapers (3)
Name:The Hour - Online or paper (203) 846-3281
Type:Both
Location:246 Main Street, P.O. Box 790, Norwalk, CT 06852
Website:www.thehour.com/

Name:Weston Forum - Weekly (203) 761-0530
Type:Contemporary
Location:P.O. Box 1185, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.acorn.online.com

Name:Westport Magazine - Monthly (203) 222-0600
Type:Contemporary
Location:205 Main Street, Wesport, CT 06880
Website:www.westportmag.com
 
Schools (4)
Name:Hurlbert Elementary School Pk-2 (203) 291-1444
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:9 School Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.westonk-12-ct.org/

Name:Weston High School 9-12 (203) 291-1600
Type:High School
Location:115 School Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.westonk-12-ct.org

Name:Weston Intermediate School 3-5 (203) 291-2700
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:95 School Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.westonk-12-ct.org

Name:Weston Middle School 6-8 (203) 291-1500
Type:Middle School
Location:135 School Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.westonk-12-ct.org
 
Libraries (1)
Name:Weston Public Library (203) 222-2665
Type:Current
Location:56 Norfold Road, Weston, CT 06883
Website:www.biblio.org/weston/
 
Published Histories (2)
Name:Inventory of the Town and City Archives of Connectiuct
Author:WPA Historical Records Survey
Date Published:1940
Publisher:CT Historical Records Survey Project
Description:No. 1 Fairfield County, Vol. 21 Weston

Name:Weston: The Forging of a Connecticut Town
Author:Thomas J. Farnham
Date Published:1979
Publisher:Phoenix Publishing
 
Genealogy Websites (0)
No Data Available.
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (2)
Name:Contact the:
Contact Data:The Weston Historical Society
104 Weston Road
P.O. Box 1092
Weston, CT 06883
(203) 226-1804
www.westonhistoricalsociety.org

Name:Kathleen S. Failla
Contact Data:75 Kings Highway North
Westport, CT 06880
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1927 - Present - - Earlier records may be found in Fairfield
Marriage:1756 - Present
Death:1794 - Present
 





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