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Bantam Lake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facts of Interest


Year Town Incorporated: 1719
Form of Government: Board of Selectmen
Geographic Location; NW Tip of Region
Geographic Area; 17.3 mi²
Current Population: Est. 808 (2005 Census)
Median Household Income: $80,420
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (22.2 miles , pop. 74,848)

State Lands:
Kent Falls State Park; Lake Waramaug State Park; Macedonia Brook State Park; Wyantenock State Forest

Federal Lands:
Recreation:
Bantam Lake, Mount Tom State Park

 

Bantam History

BANTAM, Connecticut
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Bantam is a small rural town at the north end of Bantam Lake. Though a few farms remain, people find major employment at PTC Aerospace, the Torrington Company Annex or other businesses towards the city of Waterbury.

The town hosts a number of antique and art dealers such as Black Swan Antiques, Guilyards Antique Lumber, Homestead Antiques, TNT Collectibles and more.

The All Wars Memorial on Route 202, commemorates the men and women who fought in every U.S. battle since the Revolutionary war.

Mount Tom State Park offers residents and visitors hiking trails, picnicking, and swimming.

 

 


 

 

BANTAM

BRIDGEWATER

CAANAN

CORNWALL

GOSHEN

KENT

LAKEVILLE

LITCHFIELD

NEW MILFORD

ROXBURY

SALISBURY

SHARON

SHERMAN

WARREN

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON

 

 

 

Bantam Town Hall

Office hours vary by department


Bantam Borough Hall
860.567.5681
Tax Collector 860.567.3240
Warden 860.567.5681
Bantam Lake Control 860.567.5786

YELLOW PAGES

ARTS


Bantam Fine Arts 860.567.3337

GOOD EATS


Bantam Pizza & Restaurant
768 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
860.567.3357
Hold the Pickle
722 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
860.567.0084
Jackie's Restaurant
920 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
860.567.0770
LA Cupola Ristorante
637 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
860. 567.3326
Mings Chinese Restaurant
Rt 202 Federal Sq
Bantam, CT 06750

860.567.0809
Popey's Ice Cream
109 Lakeside Rd, Morris, CT 06763
860.567.0504

This little ice cream shop and snack bar has been around for over 25 years. It is a wonderful stop from early spring till late fall. They have the best burgers, fries and ice cream treats. It's one of the few nice snack bars on the back roads of western Connecticut.
Wood's Pit BBQ & Mexican
123 Bantam Lake Road, Litchfield, CT 06759 860.567.9869
If it's ribs you're after, your chase is over. The St. Louis-style pork racks are lean and smoked to bone-stripping perfection. Don't even pick up the sauce - the green hickory infuses the meat with all the flavor you'll want.
http://woodspitbbq.com/index.html

THINGS TO DO

Discover the less-traveled antique district in Bantam, along Rte. 202. There you will find collections including furniture, silver, paintings jewelry, pottery, clothing and much much more. When you've worked up an appetite, stop at any one or the town's bistros for some culinary delights
Bantam Cinema
Shows foreign, independent and classic films.
115 Bantam Lake Road/RT 209
860.567.1916 Box Office
860.567.0006 Show Times

http://www.bantamcinema.com/
Bantam Lake Ski Club
860.567.3490
Of Litchfield and Morris, Connecticut was established in 1958 by a group of local water ski enthusiasts. It is the oldest, continuously operating water ski club in the United States.
http://bantamskiclub.com/
Bantam Lake
Public Beaches & Boat Launch
Ski Boat Shows, Fishing, Ice Skating
http://www.bantamlakect.com/

SERVICES

White Memorial Family Campground
80 Whitehall Road
Litchfield, Connecticut 06759
860.567.0857
The outdoor arena includes the wildlife sanctuary maintained by the White Memorial Foundation. The Foundation today comprises 4000 acres of fields, water, and woodlands, trails, campgrounds, boating facilities, and special areas for large outdoor educational and recreational gatherings.
http://www.whitememorialcc.org/index.html