Welcome to Old Saybrook, Connecticut, where the Connecticut River Meets the Sound. We are one of the oldest towns in the state, incorporated on July 8, 1854
We have a long history dating back to 1635 when we began as an independent colony known as the Saybrook Plantation
Old Saybrook is the commercial, retail, and small manufacturing center of the lower Connecticut River Valley. Old Saybrook through it’s Economic Development Commission actively promotes the economic and business development of the area. The retail environment is excellent, with four shopping centers as well as scores of retail establishments along Main Street and Boston Post Road. The financial needs of the community are met by seven local and regional banks. Scenic views and invigorating salty air have always been strong features of Old Saybrook, an ideal spot for a getaway or a place to call home.
Bordered on two sides by the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound, the town embodies the spirit of small town living. A rich sense of history and seafaring tradition can be felt throughout the area, with more than 100 homes designated as having historic significance. Come see why Mark Twain and others have extolled Old Saybrook and discover our natural treasures for yourself.