Sharon is a town located in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the northwest corner of the state. It is bounded on the north by Salisbury, on the east by the Housatonic River, on the south by Kent, and on the west by Dutchess County, New York.
The Appalachian Trail passes through a few miles east of Sharon, near West Cornwall and U.S. Highway 7.
As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,968, roughly a third more than it had had 220 years earlier.
Web Sites and Links
Beardsley GardensGarden shop offering supplies, furnishing and ornaments.
Hotchkiss LibraryGeneral information plus links.
Mudge PondEcological and recreational information from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
Pink Cloud GalleryMakers of fine clocks with designs available in many sizes.
Sharon Audubon CenterNature center and wildlife sanctuary owned and operated by the National Audubon Society.
Sharon Historical SocietyMission statement, newsletter, gift shop, programs, genealogy, membership and volunteering information.
Sharon HospitalFull service hospital in Connecticut's Northwest corner, servicing CT, NY and MA.
Sharon, ConnecticutReprint of information from The Connecticut Guide, published in 1935.
Sharon, CT AGHPVital records from the Barbour Collection, surnames, photos and reprint of chapters from "General History The Town Of Sharon: By Charles F. Sedgwick, A. M." Second Edition, Amenia, N. Y. 1877.
TriArts at The Sharon PlayhouseNot-for-profit summer theatre that mounts two to three main stage productions each summer season as well as several special concerts. Also offers workshops, readings of new works and special events in conjunction with the Bok Gallery.