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Hartford is one of America.s oldest and most historic cities. It offers 17 diverse neighborhoods that provide housing opportunities for all individuals and families. From high-rise downtown luxury apartments and condos to single family starter homes in north and south end neighborhoods. If you want to live a city, enjoy all that Hartford has... Read More

Hartford is one of America.s oldest and most historic cities. It offers 17 diverse neighborhoods that provide housing opportunities for all individuals and families. From high-rise downtown luxury apartments and condos to single family starter homes in north and south end neighborhoods. If you want to live a city, enjoy all that Hartford has to offer, and be a part this community, you have come to the right place.

Hartford is the Capitol city and home to some of the largest corporations in Connecticut that provide over 65,000 jobs right here in Hartford. As the seat of state government and as an employment center, Hartford is a great place to live, work, and play if you want to be close to work and close to home. Hartford is the center of the Capitol Regions arts and entertainment. Hosting hundreds of event each year, and the home of dozens of restaurants, bars, clubs, theaters, museums, and other attractions, Hartford is the place to be.

Most important, Hartford provides the widest range of housing options and housing values of any community in the Capitol Region. You may want a historic Victorian home in the Westend or a converted factory loft apartment in Parkville. Or you prefer a luxury downtown apartment with a view or starter home in Blue Hills. Town houses in South Downtown or Frog Hollow appeal to just as many residents as two and three family homes in the Southend.

Come join us, the 125,000 proud residents of Hartford.

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Facts about Hartford

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated in1637.

Named from:

  • Named from Hertford in Hertfordshire; Indian name, "Suckiag."

County:

  • Hartford.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Noah Webster, dictionary author.
  • J.P. Morgan, an American financier and banker.
  • Frederick Law Olsted, landscape architect.
  • Mark Twain, author.
  • Harriett Beecher Stowe, author.
  • Katharine Hepburn, actress.
  • Norman Lear, television producer and writer.
  • Charles Nelson Riley, actor.
  • Sophie Tucker, singer.
  • Gene Pitney, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member.
  • Mike Carabell, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member.

Top Attractions:

  • Mark Twain House & Museum.
  • Harriett Beecher Stowe Center.
  • Connecticut Science Center.
  • Wadsworth Atheneum.
  • Hartford Stage.
  • Butler-McCook House & Garden.
     

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, February.
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade, March.
  • Hartford Yard Goats Baseball, April-September.
  • Riverfront Fireworks, July.
  • Dragon Boat & Asian Festival, August.
  • First Night Hartford, December.

Quality of the town/city:

  • Hartford is one of America.s oldest and most historic cities. It offers 17 diverse neighborhoods that provide housing opportunities for all individuals and families. From high-rise downtown luxury apartments and condos to single family starter homes in north and south end neighborhoods. If you want to live a city, enjoy all that Hartford has to offer, and be a part this community, you have come to the right place.
  • Hartford is the Capitol city and home to some of the largest corporations in Connecticut that provide over 65,000 jobs right here in Hartford. As the seat of state government and as an employment center, Hartford is a great place to live, work, and play if you want to be close to work and close to home. Hartford is the center of the Capitol Regions arts and entertainment. Hosting hundreds of event each year, and the home of dozens of restaurants, bars, clubs, theaters, museums, and other attractions, Hartford is the place to be.
  • Most important, Hartford provides the widest range of housing options and housing values of any community in the Capitol Region. You may want a historic Victorian home in the Westend or a converted factory loft apartment in Parkville. Or you prefer a luxury downtown apartment with a view or starter home in Blue Hills. Town houses in South Downtown or Frog Hollow appeal to just as many residents as two and three family homes in the Southend.
  • Come join us, the 125,000 proud residents of Hartford.


 

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