Town of Kent


Located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Kent, CT offers beautiful scenery, fine dining, wonderful boutique shops, great private schools, the arts, and outdoor activities.  Located just about 90 minutes from New York City, Kent has been a favorite spot for the perfect country hide away.


Kent, CT is located along the New York border in Litchfield County, covering approximately 48 square miles, with a population of around 3,000.  The Appalachian Trail passes through Kent, the Housatonic River provides a peaceful country setting. World-renowned Litchfield Jazz Festival takes place here.  There is something to please everyone in Kent.  In 2010, Kent was awarded "The Best Place for Leaf Peeping" by Yankee Magazine.  


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