The Town of West Hartford is dynamic and diverse, offering the best of the urban and suburban experience. We are an inclusive and engaged community with caring and responsible leadership. Our residents are enriched by excellent public schools, outstanding public safety, vibrant public spaces, and programs and services for all ages. The unique cultural, shopping and dining opportunities throughout town make us a regional destination. West Hartford is a great place to live, work, play, and retire.
Incorporated as a town in 1854, West Hartford was previously a parish of Hartford. West Hartford is home to University of Hartford and the University of Saint Joseph. West Hartford is home to regular events which draw large crowds from neighboring towns, including the Elizabeth Park Concert Series. The town also hosts the annual Celebrate West Hartford event, which includes fairground rides, food vendors, and stalls by local businesses.