West Hartford is a strong suburban community that is home to about 63,000 residents. Our town is well regarded for its overall attractiveness, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, dynamic shopping and dining districts and the strength of its business and service community. West Hartford has an impressive network of award-winning recreational facilities and offers a year-round calendar of social and cultural events.
The town has emergency services 24-hours a day with its full-time police and fire departments and contracted paramedic and ambulance services. West Hartford is proud of its two municipal golf courses, two indoor pools, four outdoor pools, an ice skating rink, six public parks, including an environmental demonstration farm, two senior centers and three public libraries. The Town of West Hartford also operates a conference center and two cable access television channels to deliver timely information to its residents.
The West Hartford school system has been recognized for years as one of the best in the state. The Town has earned a reputation of excellence for its many recreational opportunities and provides a comprehensive range of municipal services.
West Hartford town government is noted for its quality services and customer responsiveness. Year after year, West Hartford receives the coveted AAA bond rating from Moody's Investor Service and Standard and Poor, two major bond-rating agencies. The triple A rating is the highest rating given by the agencies and is based on the town's strength of management and conservative financial practices.