Welcome to Burlington

Nestled in Hartford County, Connecticut, Burlington is a charming rural town bordered by the Farmington River at the foot of the Berkshires. Incorporated in 1806, it boasts a population of 9,519 as of 2020. Home to attractions like the State of Connecticut Fish Hatchery and Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area, Burlington offers scenic beauty and outdoor recreation. With nearly half of its land owned by water supply companies and the state, Burlington prioritizes environmental conservation. Experience the serene allure of Burlington, just 20 miles West of Hartford.

Life in Burlington

Burlington is a tranquil retreat from the bustling urban scene at the foothills of the Berkshires and graced by the gentle flow of the Farmington River. Despite being a small town, Burlington offers visitors a surprising array of attractions and activities.

Weekend Activities in Burlington:

Residents and visitors of Burlington can enjoy a variety of weekend activities, including:
Outdoor Recreation: Explore Burlington's natural beauty by hiking along scenic trails in Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area or picnicking by the shores of Nepaug Reservoir. Fishing, birdwatching, and nature photography are also popular activities.

Local Events and Festivals: Throughout the year, Burlington hosts various community events and festivals, such as farmers' markets, craft fairs, and seasonal celebrations. These events offer opportunities to connect with neighbors and experience the town's vibrant culture.

Shopping and Dining: In Burlington's town center, discover charming boutiques, antique shops, and locally owned restaurants. Whether browsing for unique gifts or savoring farm-to-table cuisine, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

About the Public Schools in Burlington:

Burlington is served by Region 10 School District, which includes two public schools:1. Har-Bur Middle School: Serving grades 5-8, Har-Bur Middle School is committed to providing a comprehensive education that fosters academic excellence, personal growth, and social responsibility. The school offers a range of extracurricular activities and enrichment programs to enhance students' learning experiences.

2. Lewis S. Mills High School: As the only high school in Burlington, Lewis S. Mills High School serves students in grades 9-12. Known for its vital academic programs, dedicated faculty, and supportive community, it prepares students for college and beyond through a rigorous curriculum and various extracurricular opportunities.

The Region 10 School District schools are highly regarded for their academic achievements, extracurricular offerings, and commitment to student success. Parents and students alike appreciate the supportive learning environment and the opportunities for personal and intellectual growth.

Amenities and Attractions in Surrounding Towns:

Burlington's proximity to neighboring towns like Avon, Simsbury, West Hartford, and Farmington enhances its appeal as a place to live by offering additional amenities and attractions.


Avon: Known for its upscale shopping destinations, golf courses, and cultural attractions like the Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon provides residents with access to luxury amenities and recreational opportunities.

Simsbury: With its historic charm, scenic beauty, and diverse dining options, Simsbury offers residents a vibrant community atmosphere. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore hiking trails, parks, and the scenic Farmington River.

West Hartford: As a bustling town with a lively downtown area, West Hartford boasts trendy boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and cultural institutions like the Noah Webster House. Residents can enjoy a thriving arts scene and various entertainment options.

Farmington: Home to historic landmarks like the Stanley-Whitman House and Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington offers residents a glimpse into Connecticut's past. The town also features shopping centers, recreational facilities, and scenic parks for outdoor recreation.

Adjacent towns complement Burlington's small-town charm by offering residents additional amenities, cultural experiences, and recreational opportunities, making it an ideal place for those seeking a balanced lifestyle. As your local real estate agent in Burlington, I'm always available to answer any questions and assist with all your real estate needs. Feel free to reach out at any time. Call your local realtor today to learn more about your community and to assist with your real estate needs.

Overview for Welcome to Burlington , CT

9,511 people live in Welcome to Burlington , where the median age is 41.7 and the average individual income is $57,451. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Welcome to Burlington , CT

There's plenty to do around Welcome to Burlington , including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hard Rain Farm, Deeply Rooted Farms, and Bruno's Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.94 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.47 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.58 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.04 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.8 miles 13 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Active 0.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Welcome to Burlington , CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Welcome to Burlington . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Har-Bur Middle School
5th - 8th
Lake Garda Elementary School
PreK - 4th
Lewis S. Mills High School
9th - 12th
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Demographics and Employment Data for Welcome to Burlington , CT

Welcome to Burlington has 3,318 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Welcome to Burlington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,511 people call Welcome to Burlington home. The population density is 320.21 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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