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Simsbury is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.

The community was named after Symondsbury, England
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Connecticut named Simsbury. For links to other places called Simsbury, CT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Simsbury is 41.870N. The longitude is -72.825W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 233 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,234.


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Median household income
Local
$82,996
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Simsbury demographic reports
Simsbury is on the Farmington River
Early settlers arrived from Windsor in 1670. They became so frightened of nearby Indians that they buried their belongings and returned to Windsor
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.1 per 1,000 people.
Performing arts: Simsbury Light Opera Company
Nearby parks & recreation: Stratton Brook State Park, Talcott Mountain State Park, Penwood State Park, Great Pond State Park
Simsbury attractions: International Skating Center of Connecticut
Historic sites and museums: Phelps Tavern Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Simsbury residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Simsbury ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Simsbury was $39,710, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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61% of Simsbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fall foliagePlaces to view colors: Talcott Mountain State Park

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Historic districts in Simsbury include East Weatogue Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Simsbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,713.


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Libraries in Simsbury include Simsbury Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Simsbury workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Simsbury between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Simsbury include Simsbury 1820 House, Simsbury Inn.

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