Middlebury is a great small town in New Haven County, Connecticut, with a population of about 8,000. The town was incorporated in 1807 from former Southbury, Waterbury, and Woodbury lands. Middlebury took its name from its location in the middle of these communities.
Middlebury’s strong suit is agriculture. The town is also well-known for supporting small industries and being a home for textile mills and small factories.
Middlebury is home to Westover School for girls. This school was founded in 1909 by Mary Robbins Hillard. Its building was designed by one of the first women architects in the US, Theodate Riddle Pope.