Welcome to Falls Village

Town of Canaan, CT
Falls Village is committed to nurturing a welcoming community that respects the dignity and humanity of all of its neighbors and residents –  regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, age, economic status, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, or differing abilities.
(This statement is supported by the Falls Village Board of Selectmen, and was officially approved by them on May 10, 2021.)

The Quiet & Beauty of Falls Village

Falls Village is a place where people come to enjoy life in a New England country setting; where neighbor helps neighbor, the schools are excellent, the virtues of small-town life still exist and this town’s long, colorful history is cherished and preserved.

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"The Great Falls is a beautiful, awe-inspiring sight that entrances visitors near and far."

The noise that the town relishes is the thunder of the Great Falls, especially in the spring when the rushing waters of the Housatonic River, the second largest in the state, swollen with spring rains and melting ice and snow, spill over it. Huge plumes of mist float in the air as the water tumbles sixty feet over rocks and ledge.