Profile On: Beacon Falls
Beacon Falls





1) Current Facts
2) Town Hall Information
3) Boards and Commissions
4) Education
5) Culture and Organizations
6) Parks and Recreation
7) Local Service Information
8) Schools
9) Churches
10) Municipal Offices


(Based on 1990 Census):

Beacon Falls is part of NEW HAVEN COUNTY.

Area: 9.8 square miles with a variety of scenic vista.
Population: approximately 5150.
Households: approximately 1893.
Spending per capita: 167 of 169 towns in Connecticut
Income: Per Capita: $18,020
Household: $47,127
State Average: $49,199
Married: 62%
Average Age: 35
40-49 (14.51 %)
1990 Median property value: $152,000.
(There is a variety of housing, with over 250 rentals and a large new condominium complex being offered).
Owner occupied Homes: 77.56%
Taxes: 25.0 Mill Rate (1996-1997)
Form of Government:
Beacon Falls - First Selectman, Board of Selectmen
Chief Elected Official:
First Selectman -- Susan Cable
Town Hall, 10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
(203) 729-4340
FAX: (203) 720-1078

Designated Home Page Contact: (Looking for a Volunteer)

Economic Development Chairman

10 Maple Avenue, Beacon Falls, CT 06403

(203) 729-4216 or (203) 735-1823


Town Hall Information

Town Hall Address
Town Hall
10 Maple Ave
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
Town Hall Numbers:
General Information (203) 729-4216
First Selectman's Office (203) 729-4340
Town Clerk's Office: (203) 729-8254
Tax Collector's Office: (203) 723-5244
Building Inspector: (203) 729-4216
Public Library (203) 729-1441
Town Hall - Main #:(203) 729-4340
Emergency Numbers
Fire 911
Police 911
Medical 911


bulletPlanning & Zoning
bulletDemocratic Town Committee
bulletBoard of Assessors
bulletRepublican Town Committee
bulletBoard of Selectmen
bulletBoard of Education
bulletWater Commission
bulletHistoric Commission
bulletBoard of Finance
bulletEconomic Development Commission
bulletWater Pollution Control Authority
bulletLibrary Board
bulletInland Wetlands & Watercourse
bulletPark and Recreation
bulletZoning Board of Appeals


Beacon Falls/Regional School District 16 Public School System:

District facilities include 3 high schools, 1 middle school, 1 elementary school, and 1 pre-school that serve to educate a total student population of approximately 2040.

Beacon Falls offers ease of accessibility to a wide choice of Universities and Colleges within twenty minutes of Beacon Falls.

Teikyo Post University, Waterbury

Mattatuck Community College, Waterbury

Waterbury State Technical College, Waterbury

Naugatuck Valley Technical College, Waterbury

The Waterbury Branch of the University of Connecticut, Waterbury

St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing, Waterbury

More than 40 higher educational facilities can be accessed in one hour or less from Beacon Falls including the prestigious universities of Yale, Wesleyan, Fairfield, Hartford and the four Connecticut State Universities.

Culture and Organizations:

The citizens of the Town take pride in their community spirit. They express this through involvement in civic, service, religious, are and educational functions (i.e., Lion's Club, Garden Club, Grange, Senior Citizen's Center, Junior Women's and other organized social groups available. As a small town with the beautiful hills, Beacon Falls is located within a 20-30 minute drive from a wide range of cultural activities such as museums, summer theater, playhouse and nature centers.

Religion retains its importance in local life and today it centers in more than 60 houses of worship in the area. The Clergy Association of the Lower Naugatuck Valley include Catholic, Protestant and Jewish members.

Parks and Recreation:

There are two large, attractive municipal parks within the Town. Mathies Park (for Town residents only) offers approximately 360 acres of hiking, fishing, nature trails, ice skating and picnic areas, while the Pent Road Recreational Facility contains sporting areas for baseball, tennis, basketball, soccer and a picnic pavilion.

The Town is fortunate to have direct access to several thousand acres of the scenic Naugatuck State Forest within the municipality, spanning both sides of the spectacular Naugatuck River Scenic Gorge.


bulletEMERGENCY: 911
bulletState Police: 756-8069 (Bethany Barracks)
bulletPolice Department: 729-3313 (non-emergency)
bulletFire Department: 729-1470 (non-emergency)


bulletUnited Day Pre-School 729-9006
bulletLaurel Ledge Elementary 729-5355
bulletLong River Middle 758-4421
bulletNaugatuck High 723-0961
bulletSeymour High 888-2561
bulletMasuk High 268-6201


bulletUnited Church of Christ 729-9232
bulletSt. Michael's Roman Catholic 729-2504


bulletPOST OFFICE: 729-2341
bulletRegistrar of Voters 729-4216
bulletHighway Department 729-6978
bulletDog Warden 723-4175
bulletSenior Center 723-2344
bulletSenior Mini Bus 729-5997

Beacon Falls is pleased to be a pioneering member of The Electronic Valley, a community-wide effort to link the communities of the Lower Naugatuck Valley.

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