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CIty/Town Name
Beacon Falls
State

CT

County

New Haven County

Probate District

21

Year Established

1871

Year Incorporated

1871

Form of Government

Selectman/Town Meeting

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www.beaconfalls-ct.org/pages/index

History Brief

The first settler in this area was a freed slave named Toby who purchased a large tract from the Paugasuck Indians in 1693 for a barrel of cider and ten pounds. The name Beacon Falls was in use locally since 1856 and refers to the falls in the Naugatuck R

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