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Around Shady Rest ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntington (NY). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of Shady Rest. Huntington (NY) has a population of 201,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Bridgeport. It is located about 19 miles [ km] to the south of Shady Rest and has a population of 144,000 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Botsford [Fairfield County]
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    • Botsford [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Shady Rest
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Botsford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Botsford<4>
  • Bowers Hill [New Haven County]
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    • Bowers Hill [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Shady Rest
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  • Bridgewater [Litchfield County]
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    • Bridgewater [Litchfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Shady Rest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgewater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Brookfield [Fairfield County]
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    • Brookfield [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Shady Rest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,973 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Dodgingtown [Fairfield County]
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    • Dodgingtown [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Shady Rest
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  • Hawleyville [Fairfield County]
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    • Hawleyville [Fairfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Shady Rest
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawleyville<4>
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    • Heritage Village [New Haven County]
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      • Heritage Village [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Shady Rest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heritage Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newtown [Fairfield County]
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      • Newtown [Fairfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Shady Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newtown<4>
    • Riverside [Fairfield County]
    • Russian Village [Litchfield County]
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      • Russian Village [Litchfield County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Shady Rest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sandy Hook [Fairfield County]
    • South Britain [New Haven County]
    • Southbury [New Haven County]
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      • Southbury [New Haven County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Shady Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southbury have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Southbury [New Haven County]
    • Southford [New Haven County]
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      • Southford [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Shady Rest
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For more communities neighboring Shady Rest, please visit our County-by-County Page for Shady Rest.

Fairfield County ...

Shady Rest is located in Fairfield County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fairfield County: Litchfield, New Haven, Dutchess (NY), Putnam (NY) & Westchester (NY). The Atlantic Ocean lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Shady Rest ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shady Rest.

Airports Near Shady Rest ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Shady Rest and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Shady Rest.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shady Rest. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shady Rest.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shady Rest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Rest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4498, Longitude: -73.2762       In this case, the coordinates for Shady Rest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Shady Rest), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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