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Welcome to Thomaston, Connecticut “A Town for all Time.”

Thomaston, Connecticut is an authentic blend of history with a contemporary 21st century atmosphere.

Thomaston gets its name from Seth Thomas, who moved here from Wolcott, Connecticut because the roads were better suited to his thriving clock making business. Imagine a classic New England town with charming homes and a safe, family-friendly community and culture on display. That’s what you’ll find in Thomaston. Thomaston has lots of small town charm. Thomaston features a variety of lakes, parks, playgrounds and activities.

Whether you're young or young at heart, Thomaston offers abundant recreational opportunities. From historic landmarks like the Thomaston Opera House to lively outdoor celebrations, there's so much to experience here. The Thomaston Opera House sits in the heart of downtown. Completed in 1885, the theater still features more than 80 shows a year.

The outdoor Summer Concert series is great for those who appreciate music. Stop at the weekly farmer's market for fresh, locally-grown produce. Remember to visit the Railroad Museum of New England where you can take a train ride along the Naugatuck River.

Our town has everything from playgrounds and athletic fields at Black Rock Field, to swimming at Nystrom Park. You’ll also have access to over 1300 acres giving opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, and more.

It's all waiting for you in Thomaston! Find Time for You!