Wolcott is located in a centralized area of Connecticut.

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Wolcott is located in a centralized area of Connecticut. It is home to beautiful hiking trails, recreation areas, and farms. Known for its beautiful golf course, Wolcott has scenic beauty all around it. A newer addition to the area is Shebeen Brewing Company where you could sip and enjoy some delicious Connecticut-made beer. 

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Facts about Wolcott

Town/City established:

  • May, 1796.

Named from:

  • Incorporated from Southington and Waterbury and named from Governor Oliver Wolcott.

County:

  • New Haven.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Amos Bronson Alcott, father of Louisa May Alcott, born in Wolcott, teacher, writer, and founder of the utopian community "Fruitlands."
  • William Andrus Alcott, born in Wolcott, teacher and noted author of over 100 books.
  • Andrew B. Jackson, Wisconsin pioneer and territorial legislator, born in Wolcott.
  • Seth Thomas, famous clock maker born in Wolcott. 

Top Five Attractions:

  • Farmingbury Hills Golf Course.
  • Shebeen Brewing Company.
  • Woodtick Recreation Area.
  • Hillside Equestrian Meadow.
  • Hidden View Farm.  

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Wolcott Summer Festival, July.

Quality of the town/city:

  • Wolcott is located in a centralized area of Connecticut. It is home to beautiful hiking trails, recreation areas, and farms. Known for its beautiful golf course, Wolcott has scenic beauty all around it. A newer addition to the area is Shebeen Brewing Company where you could sip and enjoy some delicious Connecticut-made beer. 

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