Welcome to Canterbury!

Nestled in Northeast Connecticut's beautiful "Quiet Corner", 321-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 that 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 website.


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

Town Hall
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury, CT 06331
United States

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