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Canterbury is located in Windham County between Brooklyn and Jewett City on the banks of the Quinebaug River near Pauchaug State Park. Located west of Hartford at the junction of Hwys 14 and 169 in the Connecticut countryside.

Canterbury was named after the city in England. The Shaker community was founded here in 1792. The principal industries in Canterbury are dairy farming and small businesses.

Canterbury use to be part of the town Plainfield until it was incorporated in 1703. This typical New england country town is the birthplace of Moses Cleaveland.

Local attractions include: The Quinebaug River, Pauchaug State Park, Quinebaug Valley Hatchery, Packers Pond, Mill Brook, and Hopeville Pond State Park.

Canterbury is part of the New London-Norwich metro area.

Wright's Mill Farm | Location: Canterbury Connecticut 06331

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