Nestled in the foothills of Litchfield County, Watertown has a superior public school system, diverse industry and several recreational opportunities for families.
An assortment of small shops and plazas serve the retail needs of citizens, and several restaurants are available.
Even with its extensive industrial history, Watertown manages to preserve much of the New England appeal and unharmed land of its colonial days. An exquisite town green with historic architecture from many periods surrounding it is featured in the town center.
The public school system in Watertown provides modern facilities and a traditional curriculum for students. Providing private instruction is the Taft School as well as two other parochial schools.
Mattatuck State Forest and Black Rock State Park provide recreational activities including hiking and camping along with swimming and a beautiful view of nearby towns. Picnicking and water sports are provided at Echo Lake and Sylvan Lake.
The town's recreation department offers a well-built youth athletic program, tennis, a summer day camp, swimming and golf at an 18-hole public golf course.
An active senior center provides a mixture of programs and events for Watertown's senior citizens, including a convenient minibus service.