About East Hartford

East Hartford is known as the crossroads of New England and is located an equal distance from New York and Boston with convenient and easy access to major highways, airports, railways and other modes of transportation making East Hartford a convenient community to grow your business or family.

East Hartford is proud to serve our 50,000 residents with quality services, and diverse programming.  Our community is enhanced by over 650 acres of open space and neighborhood parks, which includes; walking trails, 19 parks, 16, playgrounds, 5 outdoor pools, 2 indoor pools, 6 Pickleball courts, Tennis Courts and more.  The community is enriched with an expanded selection of recreation programs for all ages including Summer Camps, Seasonal Family activities and annual festivals along the Riverfront including Riverfest, Dragon Boat racing and an annual summer concert series.