Naugatuck, CT

Naugatuck, CT was settled in 1701 as a farming community in rural western Connecticut. As the Industrial Revolution commenced, Naugatuck was transformed into a mill town like its neighbors in the Naugatuck River Valley. The name "Naugatuck" is derived from an Algonquian term meaning "lone tree by the fishing place".

Today, Naugatuck is known for its variety of sporting facilities including rollerskating rinks & paintball courses making it an ideal destination those who enjoy active holidays even miniature golf courses all paired with excellent shopping outlets! Large industrial city/College town - South coast along Long Island Sound, 75 miles northeast of New York City.

Places to Visit:

  • Hop Brook Golf Course
  • Whittemore Glen State Park
  • Naugatuck Historical Society
  • Naugatuck State Forest
  • Hop Brook Lake


    Naugatuck borough, CT has a humid continental climate, with hot and humid summers and cold winters. On average, temperatures in summer reach highs of around 82 degrees Fahrenheit, while in winter they dip down to around 22 degrees Fahrenheit. The borough receives an average of 45 inches of precipitation per year, most of which falls between May and September. Snowfall is common during the winter months, with an average accumulation of about 25 inches per season. Overall, Naugatuck borough has moderate but variable weather conditions throughout the year.


    The town has a Metro-North Railroad station (Naugatuck) along the Waterbury Branch of the New Haven Line. The principal highways through the town are Connecticut Route 63 (connecting to New Haven), Route 68 (leading to Durham), and the Route 8 expressway (for Waterbury, Derby, Torrington, and Bridgeport).