Founded in 1939, Stratford began as a plantation formed by William Beardsley, Adam Blakeman, and about 35 other families. The town is part of the original 13 colonies and was established through the occurrence of the Great Migration. Some descendants of the original founding families continue to live in Stratford and have now been joined by many others. The community started with a population of about 3,438 people and has since expanded to an estimated 52,734 as of 2014. Most residents work in occupations such as sales and management, while others hold positions in the construction and computer sectors.

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Located near the Housatonic River, Stratford, Connecticut, is a town with lots of character and history. Colonial homes dating as far back as the 1700s are what you'll find for sale here. Of course, those aren't the only types of residences you'll find. Adorable ranch homes, cozy condominiums, and single- and multi-family homes with gorgeous landscapes are also available.

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