Positioned in the rolling hills along the lower Connecticut River, Haddam is a storybook rural community with a rich history and promising future.
This picturesque town is only 20 minutes from Long Island Sound and a hop skip and a jump from Hartford and New Haven.
Haddam offers a stunning collection of historic homes. Surprisingly, the community boast more authentic colonial era homes that Williamsburg, VA! Also in town are newer homes, apartments, condominiums and single family homes.
The Connecticut River is still a central part of the community, providing pleasure and business opportunities. Shad fishing, boating facilities and tourism are staples of the local economy.
Haddam residents and visitors alike enjoy easy access to numerous state parks and wide open public spaces. Approximately 27 percent of the 47 square miles within Haddam's borders is made up of pristine forest. Fishing, swimming, boating, camping, hunting and nature/wildlife observation are popular local past times. Quality town parks and playgrounds make sure the recreational needs of residents of all ages are fulfilled.
Haddam is included in Regional School District 17, along with neighboring Killingworth.