Milford, situated on the Long Island Sound, is nestled between Bridgeport and New Haven. Thanks to their waterside and city-side location, homes for rent in Milford can appeal to renters with both aquatic and urban interests.
Things Milford Renters Should Know
Seafaring vessels were constructed in Milford from the late 1600s to the early 1800s, due to the depth of the nearby waters during the period.
In honor of the 250th anniversary of the establishment of Milford, the Memorial Bridge was constructed in 1889.
The residence of Jasper Gunn served as the site of Milford's first school in 1642. Later, in 1697, a schoolhouse was established for teaching during the winter.
Helpful Milford Resources
Tools for navigating government, business and residency in Milford can be found at the Town of Milford municipal website.
The Milford Chamber of Commerce website can assist renters seeking to get involved in local enterprise or community events.
Information about the academic opportunities available to students in grades K-12 is accessible at the website of Milford Public Schools.
Silver Sands State Park is located near Milford rentals and has a beach suitable for public swimming, a boardwalk and portable toilets. Fishing is also permitted at the park. On the northern side of town, the Sports Center of Connecticut has a variety of amenities, including facilities for miniature golf, hockey, ice skating, laser tag, paintball and batting. The center also hosts birthday parties and other events, making it an option for an entertaining extravaganza. Just over the Housatonic River to the west, the Connecticut Air and Space Center exhibits collections of aircraft ranging from the 1945 Goodyear Corsair FG-1D to the Sikorsky S60 "Flying Crane." In nearby New Haven, renters can explore the nightlife of the city at venues such as Firehouse 12.