Plainville, CT is a town located in Hartford County in Connecticut between Bristol and New Britain. It’s also located near Farmington and Hartford. It was originally incorporated as part of Farmington in the 1660s, but separated from Farmington after it began to grow rapidly, due to new railroads. Today, around 17,716 people live in the town of Plainville.
Many who live in Plainville commute to work in Farmington or Hartford, but Plainville itself is also quite economically strong, and has several major companies who employ large percentages of the population. This includes GE Industrial Solutions, Gems Sensors & Controls, Carling Technologies, and Connecticut Tool & Manufacturing.
The median income for a family in Plainville was $60,586, which is above-average compared to the rest of the country. Only about 4.2% of families in Plainville live under the poverty line.
Plainville lacks much dedicated transit infrastructure, so driving is the primary method of transportation. CTtransit, the state transit authority, does run some buses through Plainville, connecting it to nearby areas and providing transportation within the town. Major highways in the area include I-84, and State Routes 72 and 372.
Education is provided by Plainville Community Schools, and the nearest post-secondary institution is Central Connecticut State University.
Helpful Links And Local Resources
Ready to make your move to Plainville, and want more information about schools, real estate, or other such topics? We’re here to help. Take a look at a few of the following links to get more information about what you can expect from your life in Plainville.
- The Town of Plainville, CT. Phone: 860-793-0221
- Plainville Community Schools. Phone: 860-793-3200
- Plainville, CT – CityData
- Plainville, CT Real Estate – Zillow
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