Trumbull is a charming residential community that offers some access to commerical and retail while maintaining its New England appeal. Trumbull was the home of the Golden Hill Paugussett Indian Nation for thousands of years before the English settlement was made in 1639. The town was named after Jonathan Trumbull (1710–1785), a merchant, patriot, and statesman when it was incorporated in 1797. He was the only governor of an English colony to side with the colonists, and his opposition to England’s encroachments into the colonies made him the only colonial governor to remain in office throughout the American Revolutionary War. He served as Connecticut’s last colonial governor and its first state governor. One of it’s most famous resident is aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky. He lived in Trumbull during his active years when he designed, built, and flew fixed-wing aircraft and put the helicopter into mass production for the first time.
There are several neighborhoods that make up the town. Nichols neighborhood offers lots of historic homes that are full of character and charm. Many of the homes there started as farms. Pinewood lake offers a wonderful community to take advantage of lake living close to all the amenities. Trumbull Center, Longhill, Hillandale, Tashua and Daniels Farm are other great neighborhoods in the New England town. All with lots of outdoor activities and recreational opportunities for the residents, the town. Trumbull scores high and prides itself with its great educational system. Nine public schools several Private schools. Many college students commute to neighboring colleges University of Bridgeport, Housatonic Community College, Fairfield University , & Sacred Heart University . A large shopping mall with big-box stores give residents everything they need without having to travel far. A great place to live, Trumbull is full of great scenery, recreation, and and abundance of amenities.