Shelton is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. With the completion of Route 8, new office spaces and businesses were attracted to the town, due to its Fairfield County location coupled with low costs of doing business as opposed to places such as Stamford or Greenwich. Major firms such as Tetley Tea, TIE Communication, I.T.T., Black and Decker, Sikorsky Aircraft, Gama Aviation, Chesebrough-Pond's, Tetra-Pak, General Electric, and Bunker Ramo. Over 2,000,000 square feet (190,000 m2) of corporate office space spread across 12 buildings was constructed by the R.D. Scinto corporation alone.
Neighbourhoods include: Downtown • Coram Gardens • White Hills • Soundview Avenue • South End • Booth Hill Road • Bridgeport Avenue • Huntington • Pine Rock Park. Notable companies include: Bic Corporation • Cartier SA • Computershare (formerly Transcentive, Inc.) • Hubbell Incorporated is headquartered in Shelton • NEC Unified Solutions, manufacturer of business telephone systems • PerkinElmer, Inc. Life and Analytical sciences division, best known for building the optical components of the Hubble Space Telescope • Pitney Bowes • Prudential Annuities • Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Overhaul and Repair facility • Tetley USA.
Shelton has a population of over 41,129 people.