Tolland, CT- Living at its Finest
Voted in 2005 by CNN/Money Magazine as the 29th best place to live in America, Tolland, CT is a growing vibrant town in its namesake county. New commercial and residential developments dot the landscape creating job opportunities that compliment the nearby insurance companies in Hartford about 25 minutes away, and neighboring University of Connecticut in Storrs. This family-centric town is primarily composed of large homes and undeveloped forestland. With two state forests and several municipal parks, Tolland retains much of its rural flavor.
A Place to Live, Grow & Dream
Those who call Tolland home will quickly tell you this is a great place to raise a family, work hard, and dream big. One quickly realizes a strong sense of community here. Many support groups and community organizations offer something for everyone. From the arts, to land conservancy, area residents are passionate people who care for each other, the land, and the history of this special place we call home.
Things To Do in Tolland, CT
Because maintaining a connection to its history is at the very core of this community, Tolland offers numerous museums and landmarks not to be missed. One can visit the Old County Jail Museum to experience a taste of the past life as well as the Old Tolland County Courthouse. The former Jailer's home in the Old Jail and Museum located at 52 Tolland Green contains exhibits of hundreds of artifacts each used in Tolland homes, farms and businesses in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Old Tolland County Courthouse located at 53 Tolland Green provides a glimpse into a working courtroom, with an exhibit located in the rear of the building. Another nearby attraction is the Daniel Benton Homestead on Metcalf Road. It contains furniture from the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The Hicks-Stearns Family Museum is an independent museum that depicts family life, as it was in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Convenient Location with Many Housing Options
Located a mere 20 mile drive from Hartford, Tolland is convenient to travelers via the Bradley International Airport and Interstate 84 which travels south to northeast through the state. Covering forty-one square miles of area, Tolland’s population is about 14,000. With nearby metropolitan lifestyle options of Hartford, Tolland offers many real estate choices including single-family homes, detached homes and a limited number of townhouse and condominium properties as well.
Surrounded by Other Close-knit Communities
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