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Connecticut Town and City Guides

ANDOVER, CT

Andover Connecticut is a small New England town nestled in the hills of Tolland County in Northeastern Connecticut.

Bolton, CT Property

BOLTON, CT

Incorporated in 1720, Bolton is a Town For All Seasons. Whether you have a growing family, growing business, or both, Bolton offers an excellent opportunity for development.

Coventry CT

COVENTRY, CT

Spread over 37 square miles of woods and old farmland, the town of Coventry offers historic sites, herb farms and shops, antique and specialty shops, and even cozy bed-and-breakfast inns.

Cromwell CT Properties

CROMWELL, CT

The Town of Cromwell is made up of 13.5 square miles in the approximate geographical center of the State of Connecticut. The Connecticut River forms the eastern boundary of the Town.

EAST HARTFORD, CT

The part of the land Known as East Hartford was once inhabited by the Podunk Indians, in 1635 the town saw its first permanent colonists when Thomas Hooker and his followers came from Cambridge, Massachusetts to found Hartford.

EAST WINDSOR, CT

Incorporated in 1768, today’s East Windsor strives to preserve its quiet, small town feel. East Windsor relies on its citizens to maintain this character, whether they volunteer, join a local club, serve on a Town board, or vote at a Town Meeting.

ELLINGTON, CT

Originally part of the Equivalent Lands and the town of Windsor, Ellington was part of the town of East Windsor from that town’s incorporation in 1768 until Ellington split off twenty years later and incorporated itself in May 1786.

ENFIELD, CT

Enfield was named and incorporated by the Colony of Massachusetts in 1683 and annexed to Connecticut in 1749. Enfield, Connecticut is a suburb located in Hartford County.

GLASTONBURY, CT

Incorporated in 1693, Glastonbury is one of Connecticut’s oldest municipalities. Residents enjoy the many historic sites, picturesque parks and open spaces, convenient access to the CT River and countless programs & activities made available by the Town and other community organizations.

HEBRON, CT

Incorporated in 1708, the Town of Hebron is located in Central Connecticut with an estimated population of 9,600 persons.

MANCHESTER, CT

Manchester was settled by colonists around 1672 as a farming community. The town of Hartford once included the land now occupied by the towns of Manchester, East Hartford, and West Hartford. In 1783, East Hartford became a separate town, which included Manchester in its city limits until 1823.

NEWINGTON, CT

Newington is an older, mainly residential suburb located in Greater Hartford. The Connecticut Department of Transportation has its headquarters in Newington.

PORTLAND, CT

The original inhabitants of what we now call Portland belonged to a Native American tribe known as Wangunk (“big bend,” referring to the Connecticut River which curves around half the Town’s perimeter). They arrived in the area between 8,000 and 10,000 years ago, surviving on local game and their own crops. The first European-Americans came to the Portland area in the 1650’s.

ROCKY HILL, CT

The Town of Rocky Hill, Connecticut sits along the banks of the Connecticut River. Rocky Hill’s vision of the future includes preservation of historic areas and maintenance of a comfortable mix of amenities and housing choices for all age groups.

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT

South Windsor itself was incorporated as a town in 1845. Tobacco was a major crop grown in South Windsor since its founding.

SUFFIELD, CT

Suffield is a quintessential New England town. Located on the Connecticut River between Hartford, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts, Suffield affords easy access to I-91 as well as Bradley International Airport, just minutes away.

TOLLAND, CT

In 1785, Tolland County was organized by action of the General Assembly and Tolland was designated the county seat. In 1969 the jail and the 1893 jailer’s home, became town property and are leased to The Tolland Historical Society, and used as a museum.

VERNON, CT

Vernon, originally part of Bolton, Connecticut, was incorporated as a separate township in October 1808. Vernon contains the borough of Rockville, incorporated in January, 1889.

WETHERSFIELD, CT

Wethersfield, founded in 1633–34, has its niche in history, being “Ye Most Ancient Towne” in Connecticut. Over one hundred fifty of the old, beautiful and distinctive Colonial homes stand as a symbol of the Town’s rich heritage.

WINDSOR, CT

Windsor was the first English settlement in the state of Connecticut. The town was settled in 1633 and named in 1637.

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT

Windsor Locks was named after a set of canal locks which began construction in 1827 and opened in 1829. Windsor Locks was incorporated as a town in 1854.