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Botsford, Connecticut
Botsford on a rainy afternoon, April 22, 2012
Botsford on a rainy afternoon, April 22, 2012
Country  United States
State  Connecticut
County Fairfield
City Newtown
Time zone UTC-5:00 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4:00 (Eastern)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 203

Botsford is a village of Newtown in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. The town of Newtown has one political body, but consists of multiple geographic subdivisions. It currently contains a fire department and post office. CT 25 runs along the western part of the village. Botsford was listed as a census-designated place prior to the 2020 census.

Robert Winkler, naturalist and author of Going Wild: Adventures with Birds in the Suburban Wilderness, is a resident.

The Connecticut Green Industries Council, a partner of UConn in the NextGenCT project is headquartered in town. The Council also routinely testifies on agricultural and certain local matters to the Connecticut General Assembly.

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