Ridgefield, Connecticut Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

This article is about the population and steets of Ridgefield City. In this article, you will learn about the history of the city and how it has changed over the years. This article will also cover the current political climate in the city. You can also learn about the history of Ridgefield City, Connecticut. It was founded in 1792. There are many interesting historical events in this historic town.

In 1793, the city's first public school is opened, in an area that used to be occupied by a convent. The first school is opened by Father John O'Brien, a Lutheran priest. It opens to the public on October 5. In 1893, the population of Ridgefield is 8,165. The town has a zoning commission that approves two-acre lots in Ridgebury. In 1947, a fire in the city sparked a campaign to purchase an aerial ladder truck.

In 1850, the city becomes home to a Methodist congregation. The congregation buys the Freund estate on Main Street and King Lane. In 1871, the town gets its first water supply. In 1951, the First National Bank and Trust Company in Ridgefield merged with the Fairfield County Trust Company. It became Union Trust. In 1865, First Union is purchased by the current owner. The first mass in Ridgefield is celebrated on July 6 at the McKeon farm. French troops are believed to have celebrated the first mass in Ridgefield in 1781.

In 1847, the town's first socialist candidate, Jasper McLevy, wins the election for governor of Connecticut. Raymond E. Baldwin defeats Wilbur Cross, a Socialist, and is elected as the town's first selectman. In 1839, a new school is built in Ridgefield, on Bailey Avenue. The budget for this school is $26,996.