Wilton, Connecticut is a beautiful rural residential town in New England. Wilton is located in Fairfield County. The total population is about 18,000. In 2007, CNN Money voted Wilton one of the best places to live in the United States. Wilton is located in Connecticut's Gold Coast, it is one of the most affluent communities in the U.S. Wilton is desirable for it proximity to New York City. Wilton residents often travel to New York City for business purposes, as well as the surrounding cities of Norwalk, C.T. and Stamford, C.T.
Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road, Phone: 203-834-1896, . Grounds open all year. Visitor Center: May through October W-Su 8:30 AM-5PM. November through April Th-Su from 9:30AM-4PM. Rotating art and history exhibits, beautiful ground that have inspired many artists. Weir farm was home to painter Julian Alden Weir, sculptor Mahonri Young, and painter Sperry Andrews. Ranger-led tours. Free.