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
Recreation: Bantam Lake, Mount Tom State Park
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.
town hosts a number of antique and art dealers such as
Black Swan Antiques, Guilyards Antique Lumber, Homestead
Antiques, TNT Collectibles and more.
All Wars Memorial on Route 202, commemorates the men and
women who fought in every U.S. battle since the Revolutionary
Tom State Park offers residents and visitors hiking trails,
picnicking, and swimming.
Office hours vary by department
Bantam Borough Hall
Tax Collector 860.567.3240
Bantam Lake Control 860.567.5786
Bantam Fine Arts 860.567.3337
Bantam Pizza & Restaurant
768 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
Hold the Pickle
722 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
920 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
LA Cupola Ristorante
637 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750
Mings Chinese Restaurant
Rt 202 Federal Sq
Bantam, CT 06750
Popey's Ice Cream
109 Lakeside Rd, Morris, CT 06763
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.
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
Shows foreign, independent and classic films.
115 Bantam Lake Road/RT 209
860.567.1916 Box Office
860.567.0006 Show Times
Bantam Lake Ski Club
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
Public Beaches & Boat Launch
Ski Boat Shows, Fishing, Ice Skating
Memorial Family Campground
80 Whitehall Road
Litchfield, Connecticut 06759
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.