The Indian name for Pomfret was "Mashamoquet" meaning "great fishing place". The land was purchased from the Indians in 1686. Pomfret was incorporated in 1713 and named after Governor Saltonstall's estate Pontefract (meaning broken bridge) in Yorkshire, England.
A ride down Pomfret Street presents an impressive display of the historical buildings. The Abington Congregational Church built in 1751 is the oldest church in continuous use in Connecticut.
Pomfret is served by two post offices and a number of important local businesses.
Pomfret real estate consists of single family residences and land.
Pomfret residents are zoned to the Pomfret Community School for grades Kindergarten through 8. Pomfret students are eligible to attend Woodstock Academy.
Two private schools, the Pomfret School and the The Rectory School, are located in Pomfret.
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