Shelton retains its New England character while welcoming industrial and commercial development.
The town of Shelton, Connecticut is located in Fairfield County. Shelton has a population of over 40,000. Shelton borders the towns of Trumbull, Monroe and Derby, and includes the neighborhoods of White Hills, Huntington, Pine Rock Park, Soundview Avenue, Corum Gardens, Bridgeport Avenue, Huntington, Booth Hill Road, and South End. The town has convenient access to major highways and the Derby-Shelton train station via the Metro North Railroad. There are plenty of choices for dining and shopping in Shelton. There is also a great selection of recreational activities including Indian Well State Park and other public parks. The scenic Housatonic River borders the eastern side of Shelton offering boating and fishing opportunities