Easton is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 7,490 at the 2010 census. Easton contains the historic district of Aspetuck. Easton was ranked as the safest place to live in Connecticut for 2017. According to recent U.S. Census data, Easton ranks within the top 10 towns with the highest household incomes in the state Connecticut.
The town is situated amongst Redding, Monroe, Trumbull, Fairfield, Weston, and Newtown.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.6 square miles (74 km2), of which, 27.4 square miles (71 km2) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) of it (23.83%) is water.
Easton was first settled in 1757 by men and women from Fairfield. In 1762 a congregation called the North Fairfield Society was established, and it gradually evolved into Easton. In 1787 Weston, then including lands now defined as Easton, was incorporated out of Fairfield.