West Division. The town was part of the City of Hartford until its
Census – 61,046
Census - 60,110
census - 61,300
square miles; 14,080 acres. There are 205 miles of accepted streets and 245
miles of sidewalks in town.
778 feet above sea level on Talcott (Avon) Mountain. Altitude at Town Hall is 120 feet.
Town Hall Address
50 South Main Street West Hartford, 06107 For general information, call (860) 561-7500 www.West-Hartford.com
Form of Government
First in Connecticut to have a council-manager form of government.
2007 Mill Rate
West Hartford Center: 102 LaSalle Road
Elmwood: 121 Shield Street
Bishops Corner: 12 Crossroads Plaza
06107 (Center area and west of Trout Brook Drive) 06110 (Elmwood area, southeast and southwest quadrants of town) 06117 (Bishops corner area, northeast and northwest quadrants of town) 06119 (easterly and central area from Trout Brook east to Prospect Avenue)
Public - 11 elementary, 3 middle, 2 high schools
Private and Parochial - 10 including elementary through high schools
Colleges and Universities - 3 University of Hartford, Bloomfield Avenue Saint Joseph College, Asylum Avenue University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus
Places of Worship
7 Catholic, 9 Jewish, 16 Protestant
Noah Webster Library (Main Library) 20 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 860-561-6950
Julia Faxon Branch 1073 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06110 860-561-8200