Location

Benefits of Living in Apartments in Ansonia CT

 

Ansonia CT is the perfect setting for the spectacular Central Street apartments.  Close to Route 8, Ansonia is a great centralized town in Connecticut.  Ansonia joins the rest of the Lower Naugatuck Valley in sharing the great honor of an “All-America City” title. This fantastic award came in 2000 after tireless efforts from a massive number of community-oriented individuals. Proudly, we refer to our geographical area and its residents as the “All American Valley.”  An easy commute to Waterbury,  Danbury and West Haven,  you can’t get a better spot to settle down in Connecticut.

 

Introduction to Ansonia, Connecticut

Ansonia, Connecticut, is  in New Haven county, and is 8 miles W of New Haven, Connecticut  and 63 miles NE of New York, New York. The city is part of the New Haven – Meriden metropolitan statistical area. About 18,554 people live in Ansonia.   The City of New Haven is a quick and easy commute from Ansonia, so the Central Street apartments make a great home for anyone who needs to get into the city easily.

Ansonia History

The area was first settled in in 1652. The community was named Ansonia in honor of Anson Greene Phelps, a local merchant and philanthropist. The city was initially chartered as the borough of Derby in 1864. In 1889, it became a separate town, and was finally incorporated as a city in 1893. The Great Flood of August 19, 1955, caused heavy damage to Ansonia. In the following years, a flood wall was erected along the east bank of the Naugatuck River in order to protect the city from future flooding.

Ansonia and nearby Attractions

 

  • Weir Farm National Historic Site
  • Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • Connecticut Children’s Museum
  • Quillinan Reservoir
  • Beardsley Zoological Gardens
  • Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center

Things To Do In Ansonia

While in Ansonia, one can visit the Weir Farm National Historic Site, which was once the summer retreat of American painter J. Alden Weir. For those interested in learning more about the region’s history and culture, a visit to the Discovery Museum, the Knights of Columbus Museum, the Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Yale Center for British Art and the Connecticut Children’s Museum may prove interesting.

Ansonia Transportation

The nearest major airport is Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial.  Ansonia is an easy commute to Bradley International Airport and Tweed Airport as well.

Ansonia Higher Education

For higher education, one can enroll at Southern Connecticut State University, the University of New Haven, Gateway Community College or Yale University.

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