Glastonbury CT Town Information

 

Glastonbury, CT begins on the banks of the Connecticut River and extends up into foothills, many of which provide a view of Hartford's skyline. Glastonbury Connecticut is home to the oldest continuously running ferry in the United States, only shutting down in the winter when the river freezes over. The Glastonbury Ferry started in 1655, it actually began before the foundation of the towns of Glastonbury and Rocky Hill, both towns being part of Wethersfield at that time.

Glastonbury CT has one of largest state forests, Meshomasic State Forest, a popular area for hiking, fishing, and hunting. Glastonbury Connecticut has a wide variety of recreation opportunities to enhance the quality of life in Glastonbury including: town sponsored programs, public open space, and recreation facilities. Glastonbury's developed recreation facilities include a skate park, 2 outdoor pools, 1 indoor pool, a pond suitable for swimming, numerous children's playgrounds, 14 tennis courts, an all weather outdoor running track and synthetic turf field, a covered picnic pavilion, outdoor basketball courts, a 9 hole golf course, picnic areas and numerous athletic fields.

Glastonbury borders the town and cities of: East Hartford, Wethersfield, Portland, Rocky Hill,Cromwell, Marlborough, Hebron, Manchester, East Hampton and Bolton.

 

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Glastonbury, CT Town Demographics

2008 Population: 33,318 (5 yr Outlook Stable)

Total # of Households: 12,553

Median Household income: $103,058

Median Age: 42

Age Distribution: 
Ages 0-4: 6%
Ages 5-17: 18%
Ages 18-24: 6%
Ages 25-49: 34%
Ages 50-64: 33%
Ages 65 and up: 12%

 

Glastonbury, CT School System

Naubuc School 
82 Griswold Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033 
Mr. Michael Litke, Principal, (860) 652-7918 
Grades PreK-5

Nayaug School 
222 Old Maids Lane, South Glastonbury 06073 
Dr. Kate Carter, Principal (860) 652-4949 
Grades PreK-5

Hopewell School 
1068 Chestnut Hill Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073 
Ms. Kathleen Murphy Principal, (860) 652-7897 
Grades K-5

Eastbury School 
1389 Neipsic Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033
Dr. Sherry Harriman, Principal, (860) 652-7858 
Grades K-5

Hebron Avenue School 
1363 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT 06033 
Dr. Linda Provost, Principal, (860) 652-7875 
Grades K-5

Buttonball Lane School 
376 Buttonball Lane, Glastonbury, CT 06033
Mrs. Margaret McQuillan, Principal, (860) 652-7276 
Grades K-5

Gideon Welles School 
1029 Neipsic Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033
Mr. Jay Gregorski, Principal, (860) 652-7800 
Grade 6

Smith Middle School
216 Addison Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033 
Ms. Donna Schilke, Principal, (860) 652-7040 
Grades 7-8

Glastonbury High School 
330 Hubbard Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033 
Mr. Matthew Dunbar, Principal, (860) 652-7200 x1025 
Grades 9-12