Our Village

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The History of Our Village

Founded in 1649

Located midway between New York and Boston and just minutes from downtown Mystic, Stonington Borough is a charming seaside village situated on a mile-long peninsula.


Around Every Corner

Stroll quaint tree-lined streets flanked with historic homes.




With a View

From “The Point” you can see three states – Connecticut, Watch Hill, RI and Fishers Island, NY.!  duBois Beach along with New England Science and Sailing (NESS) both on Water Street, make accessing the water relaxing and educational.

Come Visit

Our Lighthouse

Lighthouse enthusiasts and history buffs will want to check out the Old Lighthouse Museum at the end of Water Street.

Top 10

Prettiest Coastal Towns

Yankee Magazine again has voted Stonington one of the “Top 10 Prettiest Coastal Towns in New England.”  With its many excellent restaurants and wonderfully eclectic shops such as antiques stores, boutiques, jewelry and clothing stores, the Borough a must see destination.

And Everything In Between

We’ve Got It All

From our commercial fishing fleet to our scenic harbor, Stonington Borough has so much to offer. Cultural events include lecture series, parades, garden tours, a year round Farmer’s Market and our annual Village Fair now in its 62nd year!


Everywhere You Look

A hidden gem lies at the end of Wall Street. Dodge Paddock, overseen by the Avalonia Land Conservancy offers a magical walk around a salt marsh meadow with ocean views in nearly every direction.


Community Services, Associations & Religious Organizations

Stonington Borough Fire Departments

Main Street, Stonington CT 06378
 Non-Emergency Tel: 860-535-0329 
Emergency Only Dial 911

The Stonington Historical Society

Nathaniel B. Palmer House 
 40 Palmer Road P.O. Box 103
 Stonington CT 06378 
 Tel: 860-535-8445
 Website: www.stoningtonhistory.org E-mail (general) stoningtonhistory@hotmail.com 

The Stonington Free Library
 Wadawanuck Square

Stonington CT 06378
 Tel: 860-535-0658 
Website: www.stoningtonfreelibrary.org
 Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur & Fri 10 am - 5 pm; Wed 10 am - 8 pm; Sat 10 am - 3 pm

The Stonington Village Improvement Association

PO Box 18 
Stonington CT 06378 
Website: www.sviastonington.org 
E-mail: contact@sviastonington.org

The Portuguese Holy Ghost Society

26 Main Street 
Stonington CT 06387
 St Mary Church, RCA
95 Main St
 Stonington CT 06378
 Tel/fax: 860-535-1700 
 E-mail: Stm.Stn@prodigy.net

Calvary Episcopal Church

27 Church Street 
Stonington CT 06378 
Tel: 860-535-1181 
Fax: 860-535-0119 
 E-mail: Calvchurch@aol.com