Bolton, CT – A Town for All Seasons
Named the “Town for All Seasons”, Bolton, CT was incorporated in 1720. Possessing a refreshing rural character and quaint New England charm, Bolton is located on I-384, U.S. Route 44 and U.S. Route 6, providing convenient access to all of New England and New York. Bolton’s population is approximately 5,000 making it a very close knit community. Because Bolton is located so close to the greater Hartford area, many Bolton residents are employed at the many insurance companies and high-tech based corporations located there.
Educational Excellence – Go Huskies!
With the area’s outstanding public schools, your children will receive a superior education from Bolton’s fine school system. Bolton has a combination grammar/middle school and a high school. The combined annual student population averages 914 students. For the last six years, the graduating class of Bolton High School has been under 55 students. Because of the quality education offered and limited class sizes (<20 students per class), more than half of the graduating students attend an institution of higher learning. Participation in the school music program is very popular with over half of the student population participating in either the chorus or the band. If your high school age child is seeking the regions best college education look no further than University of Connecticut, Home of the HUSKIES! University of Connecticut is located approximately 20 minutes from Bolton in Storrs, CT.
Recreational & Cultural Diversity
Bolton families can take advantage of the numerous cultural and recreational activities in nearby Hartford. Of course, there are many recreational opportunities located right here in Bolton and the surrounding area. Bolton offers hikers and outdoor enthusiast to two state parks, and three Bolton Town parks. Freja Park is located on U.S. Route 44 and it offers various outstanding hiking trails. Herrick Park on Hebron Road offers a community building, a playground, numerous baseball/softball fields, and a soccer field and basketball court. Indian Notch Park is open during the summer months and offers swimming, a picnic area and pavilion, a baseball field and basketball court. For fun day trips, Bolton residents can travel to the Connecticut shoreline which is only an hour away or Cape Cod. Ski enthusiasts can access many ski slopes within a 2.5-hour drive.