Derby is located in New Haven County west of New Haven between Seymour and Shelton along US Highway 8 on the banks of the Housatonic River near Indian Well State Park. Osborne-Dale State Park is also nearby.
Derby is at the junction of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers. Community was named for Derby, England.
Derby was settled in 1642 as a trading post.
Local attractions include: Indian Well State Park, Housatonic River, Osbornedale State Park, Shelton Reservoir, Ansonia Reservoir, and Means Brook Reservoir.
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05/28 Coming to The Derby area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.