West Hartford is a suburb of Hartford, Connecticut, but has a population of more than 60,000 people. The city has a rich history, yet also has state-of-the-art modern technology with a mixture of big city attractions and small town charm.
This is why West Hartford has been highly ranked by many magazines. Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine named it one of the nation's “Ten Great Cities for Raising Families” and one of the “Ten Best Cities for the Next Decade.” CNN Money ranked it as the “55th Best Small City in America.” Travel and Leisure.com named it one of the top ten “coolest” suburbs in the United States. Also, Money magazine named it one of the “Ten Most Educated Towns in the United States.”
The motto in West Hartford is “where city style meets village charm,” and if you want to enjoy shopping, restaurants, and attractions, yet still have plenty of parking and outdoor recreation, then this town will be perfect for you.