Town of Essex

Essex consists of three unique villages and is ideally located on the Connecticut River, a few short miles from Long Island Sound. Essex is well-known for its beautiful landscapes, majestic trees and gardens, fascinating architecture, and cultural and historical attractions. It is a boating and sailing destination because of the location on the Connecticut River. There are some outstanding restaurants, many art galleries and antique shops. Come experience, explore and enjoy the small-town enchantment of Essex. For more information on the town's parks and nature preserves click here. Please visit the Essex Chamber of Commerce for information on businesses in the Town.