About Cornwall, Ct

Set in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in rural Litchfield County, “The mind, eager for caresses, lies down at its own risk in Cornwall.” – local poet Mark Van Doren, describing the seductive beauty of our town. Incorporated in 1740 and forged by early iron and agriculture, these steep hills, deep valleys, and rich culture are imbued with history, shaped by time and geography. Birthplace of Ethan Allen, General John Sedgwick and home to a historic covered bridge, Cornwall offers an authentic country life rich with purpose and character. We invite you to experience Cornwall and everything our town has to offer! [Read More…]

About Cornwall, CT

Set in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in rural Litchfield County, “The mind, eager for caresses, lies down at its own risk in Cornwall.” – local poet Mark Van Doren, describing the seductive beauty of our town. Incorporated in 1740 and forged by early iron and agriculture, these steep hills, deep valleys, and rich culture are imbued with history, shaped by time and geography. Birthplace of Ethan Allen, General John Sedgwick and home to a historic covered bridge, Cornwall offers an authentic country life rich with purpose and character. We invite you to experience Cornwall and everything our town has to offer! [Read More…]

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TOWN NEWS & NOTICES

River Road is now open!
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May 16, 2024 | Cornwall Town Hall News
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River Road is now open!
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Chip sealing starting Tuesday 4/23/2024
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Update: River Road is open!
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April 27, 2024 | Clean up Cornwall
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Earthquake Felt in Cornwall this Morning
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Upcoming Events

NO MOW MAY

NO MOW MAY:Join a national campaign to let lawns grow in May to support bees and other pollinators who are a critical part of the food-web for birds and other [Read More...]

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HACKS Covered Bridge Slalom

HACKS Covered Bridge Slalom, part of the New England Slalom Series, a ten-race series. Practice will be all day Saturday, May 18th, and the actual slalom race will take place [Read More...]

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NO MOW MAY

NO MOW MAY:Join a national campaign to let lawns grow in May to support bees and other pollinators who are a critical part of the food-web for birds and other [Read More...]

Find out more

HACKS Covered Bridge Slalom

HACKS Covered Bridge Slalom, part of the New England Slalom Series, a ten-race series. Practice will be all day Saturday, May 18th, and the actual slalom race will take place [Read More...]

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