Incorporated in 1739, the town of Goshen is located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills. The population of Goshen is approximately 3,000. This quaint New England town is home to farms, churches, theaters, restaurants, farmers markets, chocolatiers, dairies, vineyards, orchards, B&Bs and much more. It is the perfect place to spend a day, weekend, or to settle down for much longer.

Goshen is a great family town and is famous for the Goshen Country Fair, which features professional Truck Pulls, Vader’s Monster Trucks, Soul Sound Revue, Apricot Brandy, Dan’s Roadhouse Country Band, James Montgomery Blues Band, and Fireworks. Goshen is also the home of Action Wildlife Foundation, Inc. Located on 116 acres and set within the Northwest Hills of Litchfield County.

Action Wildlife Foundation


Year Town Incorporated: 1739
Form of Government: Board of Selectmen
Geographic Location: NW Tip of Region
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Current Population: Est. (2000 Census)
Median Household Income: $
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Assessor’s Office

Building Inspector

First Selectman

Tax Collector

Town Clerk



Nodine’s Smokehouse
Just a light touch of smoking with hickory and hardwoods to enhance the fragrance and flavor of Nodine’s bacon, ham, beef, fish, poultry and sausages. Visit our gourmet and deli counter.

Open Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4.

North St., Rte. 63, Goshen, CT 06756.

Phone: (860) 491-4009


Action Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
Located on 116 acres and set within the Northwest Hills of Litchfield County. Glorious fields of green and a 6,600-ft. stonewall surrounds Action Wildlife Foundation. Guests tour the facility by foot, or can book a hayride tour to view over 32 species of exotic animals from around the world. Stop at the petting zoo, museum and gift shop. Drive or walk around our NEW safari section. Call to book an educational tour.

Open Apr.-Nov. 337 Torrington Rd., Rte. 4, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: (860) 482-4465.

Goshen Historical Society
The Academy Building (1824) exhibits emphasize the history of Goshen and showcase collections of former citizens. Open by appt. Free.

21 Old Middle St., Rte. 63, Goshen, CT 06756. (860) 491-9610 or 491-3129.