Relax. Revive. Unwind. Experience Merritt River.Merritt River Apartments welcomes you to the finest residential apartment community in Fairfield County. These beautiful apartment homes, located in Norwalk, Connecticut will entice you in every way. At Merritt River Apartments, you may choose from 19 floor plans, each designed to provide bright and airy rooms with 10' ceilings and sliding Thermopane windows with decorative mini-blinds. All of the apartment homes feature frost-free refrigerators and ice makers. We invite you to enjoy all of the comforts of home, while having easy access to all that you want to do.Apartments in Norwalk, CT 06851The picturesque town of Norwalk, CT, is situated in coastal Fairfield County, 35 miles east of New York City. Originally established in 1651, the town steadily grew without losing its original charm. Presently, Norwalk offers community-based living and several easily accessible attractions, and it has gained a considerable reputation as one of the most attractive towns in the state. The population of Norwalk is estimated to be more than 86,000, with some 11,000 children enrolled in the district's school system. The town is family-oriented and provides numerous community programs for residents of all ages. The most popular neighborhoods in the city include the following: South Norwalk West Norwalk East Norwalk/Shorehaven Rowayton Silvermine City Center Cranbury Harbor ViewThe largest communities near Norwalk include the following: Weston Wilton Westport Darien New Canaan Stamford Greenwich Pound Ridge, NYThe Job Market in Norwalk, CT 06851Because of its close proximity to New York City living, many residents of Norwalk are able to secure jobs in the nearby world-class metropolis and travel by train. Commuters' parking lots are located along the major highway I-95 as well. Some residents prefer to travel by taking the Merrit Parkway, also known as Route 15. This scenic road winds along the northern part of Norwalk and leads straight to New York. However, the job market in Norwalk is presently thriving, especially within the food, medical and law industries. Many professionals choose Norwalk to establish their practices as the area offers a large client base and promising potential for income. Area Attractions Near Apartments in Norwalk, CT 06851One of the most recognized attractions in Norwalk is the Maritime Aquarium, located in the heart of town. Open year-round, this beloved center offers entertainment for people of all ages as well as unique exhibits showcasing full-scale vessels and even an exhibit featuring boat builders at work. The aquarium's full schedule of events includes public programs, camps, and cruises, and the facility can be rented at any time for special occasions. Its IMAX Theater ensures an unforgettable experience about the marine life around the world. Numerous other museums, art exhibits and recreational events are available to residents and visitors as well, such as the Stepping Stones Museum for Children and the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion.Reasons to Rent Apartments in Norwalk, CT 06851This community provides a wide range of opportunities for young adults and families with children as well as the elderly. The zip code of 06851 refers to the neighborhood of Rowayton Beach. Although mostly residential, several apartments, townhouses and single homes are nestled into this fine beachside community.