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Simsbury
Hartford County, Connecticut

ZipCodes
06070




Page Contents for Simsbury, Connecticut

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Connecticut state capital is Hartford.
The population of Simsbury is approximately 23,837 2007.
The approximate number of families is 8,739 2000.
The amount of land area in Simsbury is 87.8 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Simsbury is 33.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.1 sq kilometers.
The distance from Simsbury to Washington DC is 308 miles.
The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Simsbury is positioned 41.87 degrees north of the equator and 72.82 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Simsbury elevation is 181 feet above sea level.
Simsbury per capita income is $ 39,710 2000.
Simsbury median income is $ 99,904 2007.
The Simsbury median home price is $ 392,412 2007.

Location

in north-central Connecticut about nine miles from West Hartford. Other nearby communities include Simsbury Center, West Simsbury, Weatogue, Tariffville, Canton Valley, Salmon Brook, Avon and East Granby.
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History & History Related Items

Settlers, John Griffin and Michael Humphrey, first arrived here in the 1640's looking for forested lands for their business. They found ths green valley and named it Massacoh Plantation. The Indian lands were slowly deeded over to the men and by 1670, the area was known as Simsbury, probably for Symondsbury, Dorset County in England where many of the settlers were from. It was incorporated as a town in May, 1670.

Here is a history page for Simsbury.
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Simsbury City Government

Town of Simsbury
933 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, Ct 06070
Phone: 860-658-3200

Simsbury Chamber

Simsbury Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 860-651-7307

Simsbury Organizations

Simsbury Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 860-651-7307

Simsbury Libraries

Simsbury Public Library

Simsbury Schools

Simsbury Public Schools Simsbury

Miscellany

The population of Simsbury was:
1990 - 22,023
2000 - 23,234
2005 - 23,656
2007 - 23,837

Number of housing units:
1990 - 2,196
2000 - 8,739


Median age:
2000 - 42 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 82,996
2007 - $ 99,904

Per capita income:
2000 - $ 39,710

Median house value:
2000 - $ 226,300
2007 - $ 392,412

Simsbury is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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