The picturesque community of Wallingford is conveniently located along the Quinnipiac River.
The town of Wallingford, Connecticut is located in New Haven County. It has a population of over 45,000 people. Wallingford is located between New Haven (30 minutes) and Hartford (20 minutes). Wallingford has easy train access to New York City via Amtrak and is close to major highways. The town of Wallingford also includes the village of Yalesville. The Quinnipiac River runs along the west side of Wallingford. The town has a busy bustling town center with numerous restaurants and locally owned businesses. Route 5, one of the town's major routes, has many businesses, shopping, restaurants and recreational activities. Wallingford also has several notable destinations including the Oakdale Theatre, Paul Mellon Arts Center and Gouveia Vineyard. Wallingford, Connecticut has several elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. The town also has several private schools including the historic Choate Rosemary Hall, a college preparatory co-educational boarding school.