West Hartford

West Hartford (HM102N)

Location: West Hartford, CT 06107 Hartford County
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N 41° 45.736', W 72° 44.523'

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West Hartford
In 1672-1677 Hartford created the West Division by sub-dividing a tract bounded by Quaker Lane, Mountain Road, and the towns of Bloomfield and Newington. Later this was enlarged by lands from Hartford and Farmington. Our first settler, Stephen Hosmer, in 1679 built a mill on Trout Brook west of North Main Street. The West Division became a parish in 1711. The State Legislature named it West Hartford in 1806, and in 1854 made it a town. In 1919 West Hartford became the first place in Connecticut to adopt council-manager government. The birthplace of Noah Webster, compiler of the first American dictionary, is two miles down South Main Street.
Connecticut Historical Commission
HM NumberHM102N
Year Placed1970
Placed ByConnecticut Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 687698 N 4625845
Decimal Degrees41.76226667, -72.74205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 45.736', W 72° 44.523'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 45' 44.16" N, 72° 44' 31.38" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 N Main St, West Hartford CT 06107, US
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