Trumbull, Connecticut Quick Facts: Land area is approximately 23 Square miles and the elevation is 266 feet. Incorporated in 1797, Trumbull currently has about 33,000 residents in 12,300 households, 89% of which are owner occupied. Approximately 17.2% of the housing stock was built prior to 1950. The 2012-2013 Tax Rate is 30.71 mills. See the 2011-2012 property tax rate here.
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The town of Trumbull, Connecticut is located just a few miles inland off the coast of Long Island Sound in the mid-eastern section of Fairfield County. One of the many fine qualities the town of Trumbull has to offer is a very well planned mix of old and new, of residential and commercial, and of town and city.
Historic Nichols is a lovely enclave in town, and you'll hear townsfolk give directions based on the Bunny Fountain. Play golf at Tashua Knolls, or go shopping at the mall. You'll be pleasantly surprised at how this comfortable town has many amenities that only larger cities generally offer.
Trumbull was named after Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull, who was a widely respected figure during the revolutionary war.His second son, Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., also resided as Governor of CT. Brother John was one of our nations most noteworthy early American artists. Famous works include The Declaration of Independence, and other scenes form the American Revolution.Trumbull has two well known historic districts, Nichols and Tashua, and its Historical society is an active one. When you go into town hall you will see many photographs of the older homes in town.
Trumbull's great pride in its parks is evident as you drive through town. Over 1300 acres of preserved land include eight major parks in town, and each has its own claim to fame. You can go swimming or hiking, listen to a concert at the amphitheater, enjoy the BMX racetrack or go fishing, skating or picnicking-and the list just goes on and on.
Trumbull is also home to a vocational agriculture program where students learn to tend animals and plants. You can drive by the school's farm area and maybe catch a glimpse of a couple of cows or sheep, but don't let that fool you into thinking that Trumbull is a rural community. Trumbull is home to the immediate region's shopping plaza with over 200 stores. You will really find whatever you're looking for here, and that means whether you're shopping for a home or shopping for something for your home. This is the town I call "home". One of the greatest things about Trumbull is that you can feel like you're in the country, but everything is really only five minutes away!