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  1. Hartford es la capital del estado estadounidense de Connecticut y del condado de Hartford, situado junto al río Connecticut en el centro del estado. Según el censo de 2010 tenía una población de 124 775 habs. 1 Estas cifras sitúan a Hartford como la tercera ciudad más poblada de Connecticut tras Bridgeport y New Haven. 2

  2. Hartford is the capital city of the U.S. state of Connecticut. It was the seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960. It is the core city in the Greater Hartford metropolitan area. Census estimates since the 2010 United States census have indicated that Hartford is the fourth-largest city in Connecticut with a ...

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    Colonial Hartford

    The first Europeans known to have explored the area were the Dutch. They were led by Adriaen Block. They sailed up the Connecticut River in 1614. Dutch fur traders from New Amsterdam came back in 1623. They wanted to build a trading post and fortify the area for the Dutch West India Company. The first place was on the south bank of the Park River. This would have been in the present-day Sheldon/Charter Oak neighborhood. This fort was called Fort Hoop or the "House of Hope." In 1633, Jacob Van...

    19th century

    Throughout the 19th century, Hartford's number of people, economic productivity, cultural influence, and political power continued to grow. The Industrial Revolutionin Hartford in the mid-1800s made it one of the wealthiest per capita in United States. On December 15, 1814, people from the five New England states (Maine was still part of Massachusetts at that time) came together at the Hartford Convention. Unhappy about the War of 1812, they discussed New England possibly breaking awayfrom th...

    20th century

    On the week of April 12, 1909, the Connecticut River reached a record high floodstage of 24.5 feet (7.47 meters) above the low water mark. This flooded Hartford. It did a lot of damage. On July 6, 1944, one of the worst fire disasters in the history of the United States happened in Hartford. It happened at a performance of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. It became known as the Hartford Circus Fire. After World War II, many people from Puerto Ricomoved to Hartford. Riverfro...

    The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 18.0 square miles (47 km2). Of that, 17.3 square miles (45 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (3.67%) is water.

    Hartford has a strong mayor-council government. In 2003, Hartford voted to have a mayor-council system. They had a council-manager form for more than 50 years. Mayor Eddie Perez was first elected in 2001. He was re-elected with 76% of the vote in 2003. He was the first strong mayor elected under the new government system. He is credited with loweri...

    Hartford is an important place for medical care, research, and education. In Hartford itself, the city has Hartford Hospital, The Institute of Living, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, and Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center (which merged in 1990 with Mount Sinai Hospital). In March 2018, Infosyssaid they would open a new technology innova...

    The daily Hartford Courant newspaper is the United States's oldest continuously published newspaper. It was created in 1764. A weekly newspaper called the Hartford Advocate also serves Hartford and the surrounding area. Other newspapers include the Hartford Business Journal ("Greater Hartford's Business Weekly") and the weekly Hartford News. The Ha...

    Colleges and universities

    Hartford has many famous institutions such as Trinity College.

    Primary and secondary education

    Hartford Public Schools runs the public school system. Hartford Public High School, the nation's second-oldest high school, is in the Asylum Hill neighborhood of Hartford. The Connecticut Department of Education says that Hartford's high school graduation rate reached 71 percent in 2013.

    Highways

    I-84 and I-91intersect in downtown Hartford.

    Rail

    Amtrak provides service from Hartford to Vermont via Springfield and southward to New Haven. The station also has many bus companies.

    Airports

    Bradley International Airport (BDL) is in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. It has more than 150 flights every day. Those flights go to over 30 different places on 9 airlines. Connecticut Transitprovides bus service between Bradley International Airport and downtown Hartford. Other airports serving the Hartford area include: 1. Hartford-Brainard Airport (HFD), located in Hartford off I-91and close to Wethersfield; has charter and local flights 2. Westover Metropolitan Airport (CEF), located in Chic...

    The first American cookbook was American Cookery, The Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry, and Vegetables by Amelia Simons, was published in Hartford by Hudson & Goodwin in 1796. It was also the first cookbook to have recipes for squash and cornmeal. It also had the first published recipe for pumpkin pie. It influenced a generation of American ba...

    The Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League plays ice hockey at the XL Centerin downtown Hartford. As of 2019, Hartford has a USL team. They play in the 9,600 seat Dillon Stadium.

    Hartford has had historically important people, such as dictionary author Noah Webster (1758–1843), inventor Sam Colt (1814–62), and American financier and industrialist J.P. Morgan(1837–1913). Some of America's most famous authors lived in Hartford, including Mark Twain (1835–1910). He moved to Hartford in 1874. Twain's next-door neighbor at Nook ...

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    The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., usually known as The Hartford, is a United States-based investment and insurance company. The Hartford is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in its namesake city of Hartford, Connecticut. [2] It was ranked 160th in Fortune 500 in the year of 2020. [3]

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    Hartford is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It lies at the intersection of the A559 road and the West Coast Main Line and is less than 2 miles south west of the town of Northwich. It forms part of the Weaver Vale parliamentary constituency. According to...

    Hartford was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, when the Manor was held by Gilbert de Venables as part of the Barony of Kinderton. Prior to the reign of Edward III it was held by a family who assumed the local name, from which it passed to the Horton, Massey, Holcroft, Marbury and Davies families.

    Hartford has a number of Grade II listed buildings including Hartford Hall Hotel which dates from the 16th century and Vale Royal Railway Viaduct, built in 1837. St John the Baptist Church holds Evangelical services. Hartford also has a Methodist Church. Hartford has a number of local shops across two shopping parades, including a newsagents, haird...

    Hartford is an educational hub with roughly the same number of students attending the numerous schools in the village as inhabitants. Hartford is home to several schools including St. Nicholas Catholic High School, Hartford High School, a specialist sports and languages school, Hartford Primary School, St. Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School and Hart...

    Hartford is bisected by the A559, known as Chester Road. The A556 road bypasses the village as part of the Northwich bypass. The bridge that carries the road over the River Weaver is known as Hartford Bridge or Blue Bridge, and was built in 1938. Hartford is served by Hartford railway station on the West Coast Main Line between Liverpool and Crewe ...

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