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

The community was named after town in England

The latitude of Wethersfield is 41.701N. The longitude is -72.67W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 135 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,271.


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Median household income
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$53,289
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wethersfield demographic reports
Wethersfield is on the Connecticut River
Red onions were an important early crop

Developed as a suburb from the 1920s through the 1950s

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Annabella Sciorra, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Dinosaur State Park
Wildlife: Wethersfield Nature Center

Historic sites and museums: Wethersfield Museum, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, Buttolph-Williams House, Hurlbut-Dunham House, Capt. James Francis House
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 87

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6% of Wethersfield residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wethersfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wethersfield was $28,930, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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33% of Wethersfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Wethersfield include Old Wethersfield Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Wethersfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $669.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,379.


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

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The average commute time for Wethersfield workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wethersfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Wethersfield include Best Western Camelot Inn, Motel Six, Travel Inn Wethersfield.

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