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West Hartford is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Located 5 miles (8.0 km) west of downtown Hartford, is an upmarket inner-ring suburb located in Greater Hartford. The population was 63,268 at the 2010 census.[1]

The town has a downtown area called "West Hartford Center," centered on Farmington Avenue and South/North Main Street. West Hartford Center has been the community's hub since the late 17th century. In 2008,Blue Back Square opened as a new addition to the central area.[2]

The town was incorporated in 1854. Prior to that date, the town was a parish of Hartford. Among the southernmost of the communities encompassed within the Hartford-Springfield Knowledge Corridor metropolitan region, West Hartford is home to University of Hartford and the University of Saint Joseph.

In 2010, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed West Hartford as one of the nation's "10 Great Cities for Raising Families."[3] In 2010, Kiplinger's ranked West Hartford #9 on its "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade" list.[4] In 2010, CNN Money ranked West Hartford as the 55th best small city in America.[5] In 2010, the national online magazine cited West Hartford as one of 10 "coolest" suburbs in the nation. The magazine called the West Hartford Reservoir off Farmington Avenue "West Hartford's version of Central Park,"[6] and it also noted the town's "vacation-worthy hot spots, with cutting-edge restaurants, great shopping, and plenty of parking."[7]

Shopping in West Hartford

WestFarms Mall 1500 New Britian Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110 (860) 561-3024

Blue Black Square 65 Memorial Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107 (860)-882-0678

Joey'z Shopping Spree 983 West Hartford, Ct 06110 (860)-953-5250

Stop & Shop 176 Newington Rd, West Hartford, Ct (860) 231-8082

Dining in West Hartford

Olive Garden 1441 New Britian Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110 (860) 521-9049

Bertucci's 330 North Main St, West Hartford, Ct 06117 (860) 231-9571

The Cheesecake Factory 71 Isham Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107 (860) 233-5588

Moe's Southwest Grill 54 Memorial Rd, West Hartford Ct 06107 (860) 231-7388

Schools in West Hartford

With Great School Ratings

Elementary School K-5

Bugbee School 10

Duffy School 9

Morely School 9

Norfeidt School 9

Aiken School 8

University of Hartford Multiple Intelligence Magn 8

Middle School 6-8

King Phillip Middle School 7

Bristow Middle School 7

High School 9-12

Hall High School 8

Conard High School 6