Town of Canterbury CT

Town of Canterbury
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury CT 06331


The annual July 4th Parade will be held on Monday, July 4th, begining at the Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School and marching west on Route 14 to Municipal Drive, then to the Town Hall Complex.  The Parade kicks off at 10:00 AM.

There will be a brief ceremony by the Veterans of Foriegn Wars (VFW) Post 10688 at the Town Hall at 11:00 AM, followed by activities and food for the entire family.  In addition, several local vendors will on hand.  We invite everyone to come out and enjoy the parade and then to join in the festivities at the Town Hall.

Happy 240th Birthday, America.    May God Bless the USA.

Welcome to Canterbury!

Canterbury in Summer

Nestled in Northeast Connecticut's beautiful "Quiet Corner", 313 year old Canterbury comprises a rich mix of historical tradition, a wide variety of tradespeople and small businesses, unique ecological features and beautiful vistas within its 40.3 square miles. A current population of 5088 is housed along 68 miles of Town Roads and 20 miles of State Roads.

Elementary and Middle Schools are located within the Town. High school students have a choice of Board of Education approved high schools which provide a broad spectrum of educational opportunities. A wide range of extremely active and involved civic groups and services provide many recreational and educational activities throughout the town. We encourage you to visit the many links provided throughout the web site.

The Town staff is ready to serve your needs. Please contact us with any questions or comments you have via the web site, or visit us in the Municipal complex located in Canterbury Plains at 1 Municipal Drive.

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Canterbury Town Hall Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM