Shelton, city (1990 pop. 35,418), Fairfield co., SW Conn., on the Housatonic River opposite Derby; settled 1697, set off from Stratford 1789, inc. as a city 1915. Metal products, furniture, and electronic equipment are among the city's manufactures.
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