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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Simsbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hartford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hartford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06081 ZIP code.
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.
61% of Simsbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Simsbury include East Weatogue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Simsbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,713.
Libraries in Simsbury include Simsbury Public Library ... View libraries
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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