With humble beginnings as a farming village in the 19th century, Middlefield continues to enjoy tranquility and quaint rural charm.
A few choice industries provide employment opportunities to residents.
Covering a modest 13.3 square miles, Middlefield is a short commute to major business centers in Hartford, New Britain, Middletown and New Haven.
Middlefield offers a broad selection of home styles, prices and sizes. Local architectural designs range from single family homes to large contemporary designs and new construction. Visitors from across the state flock to the large, privately owned orchard located in town.
Snow skiing, ice skating, hiking, bicycling and golf provide residents and visitors with plentiful recreational opportunities. Many town sponsored recreational activities as well, keep residents busy. Wadsworth Falls State Park is nearby and provides pleasant outdoor recreation.