New Milford, CT
New Milford is a town in southern Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States 14 miles (23km) north of Danbury, on the Housatonic River. It is the largest town in the state in terms of land area at nearly 62 square miles (161km2). The population was 28,671 according to the Census Bureau's 2006 estimates. The town center is also listed as a census-designated place (CDP). It is located roughly 55 miles from Hartford, 75 miles form Springfield, 100 miles from Albany and 85 from NYC. New Milford is home to the Canterbury School, a well-known Roman Catholicboarding school. The school's Chapel of Our Lady features the Jose M. Ferrer Memorial Carillon. The house that inspired the 1946 novel and 1948 film, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, still stands in the Merryall section of town.