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Living in Bristol

Fast Facts About Bristol, CT

What to know about living in Bristol…

Population (2020): 60,833

Distance from: 

  • Hartford, CT: 25min
  • Bridgeport, CT: 49min
  • New Haven, CT: 45min

Nearest airport:

  • Median income (2020): 
  • Individual: $54,638 
  • Household: $30,573

County: Hartford County

Type of location: Suburban City

Why is Bristol a Nice Place to Live?

Located in central Connecticut, Bristol sits conveniently within 20 minutes of Hartford. Bristol is a well rounded community offering a versatile mix of history, natural beauty and things to do. Bristol’s history dates back to the 18th century. It grew as a manufacturing hub for early American companies.

Bristol has one of the top rated school systems in Connecticut. Rated top 5 in the state, it offers a challenging and stimulating educational program to its students. Bristol also features a handful of distinct neighborhoods, each with a unique flavor.

What is Bristol Known For?

While Bristol is located near the heart of Connecticut, it has a cozy small town feel. Bristol is also home to ESPN, the famous network that pioneered sports programming. Bristol also offers a number of cultural events and attractions. Here are some of the most popular attractions you can enjoy living in Bristol, CT. 

Bristol Historical Society

Explore the history of this New England town through the many archives and artifacts at this repository of Bristol’s history

Imagine Nation: A Museum Early Learning Center

The Imagine Nation Center offers interactive exhibits and learning opportunities for young people in Bristol

History Of Fire Museum

Learn about the extensive and exciting world of fire fighting at this unique Bristol museum

What Are the Best Restaurants in Bristol?

Here are some of the restaurants you can enjoy while living  Bristol with the highest-rated Yelp reviews:

  • Main Street Pint & Plate, Gourmet gastropub with great salads and sandwiches
  • Fork & Fire, gourmet food and farm to table ingredients make this a must visit cafe
  • One Fifty Central, great sandwiches and pasta as well as delectable Steak Diane
  • Cravings, An American Eater,, perfect for sandwiches which satisfy the appetite

To learn more about purchasing a home in Bristol, Connecticut, check out the median home price and inventory or call me at 401-288-3557 to get immediate help.


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