Existing businesses in Ashford are diverse. While some businesses serve the local community and regional customers through an expanding tourism and commuter trade, Ashford is also home to a mix of manufacturing and service businesses with national and international customers.
- Ashford has a total of 91 businesses employing 581 people.
- The major employers in town include Pith Products, North Fenton River Veterinary Clinic, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, ToolMax, Ashford School and the Town of Ashford.
- Ashford agricultural-based businesses include working dairy farms, orchards and greenhouses.
- There are 13 construction firms based in Ashford, employing 39 individuals.
- The 7 retail establishments in Ashford include Dollar General on Route 74. All told, retail employs 46 people in Ashford.
- Businesses related to Government total 13.
Source: Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. 2019
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