Brookfield is located in Fairfield County
and New Milford
on the banks of the Still River. Located Northeast of Danbury on Hwy 7, Brookfield is close to Lillinonan Lake.
Brookfield is named after the local pastor Thomas Brooks. For over 200 years the town has metamorphosed several times to become the friendly community they're today.
The Parish of Newbury was established from land taken from Newton, New Milford and Danbury in 1752. Then in May 1788, by resolution of the Connecticut General Assembly the parish was given town status and renamed Brookfield.
Local attractions include: Lake Candlewood, Candlewood Isle, Paugessett State Forest, Lillinonah Trail, Lake Lillinonah, and Still River.
Brookfield is part of the Danbury, Connecticut metro area.