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Hartford, Connecticut
State capital of Connecticut
City of Hartford
Hartford Skyline from Great River Park (Cropped).jpg
Hartford Seminary - Hartford, CT - 2.jpg
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University of Connecticut School of Law - Hartford, CT - 7.jpg
Connecticut State Capitol, Hartford (cropped).jpg
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From top to bottom, left to right: Downtown seen from the Connecticut River, Hartford Seminary, Old State House, University of Connecticut School of Law, Connecticut State Capitol, and the Cheney Building
Flag of Hartford, Connecticut
Flag
Official seal of Hartford, Connecticut
Seal
Official logo of Hartford, Connecticut
Nickname(s): 
  • New England's Rising Star
  • The Insurance Capital of the World
Motto(s): 
Post Nubila Phoebus (Latin)
"After the clouds, the sun"
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Location within Hartford County and Connecticut Interactive map of Hartford, Connecticut
Location within Hartford County and Connecticut
Interactive map of Hartford, Connecticut
Hartford is located in the United States
Hartford
Hartford
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°45′45″N 72°40′27″W / 41.76250°N 72.67417°W / 41.76250; -72.67417Coordinates: 41°45′45″N 72°40′27″W / 41.76250°N 72.67417°W / 41.76250; -72.67417
Country United States
State Connecticut
Region New England
County Hartford
Settled October 15, 1635
Named February 21, 1637[2]
Incorporated (city) May 29, 1784[3]
Consolidated April 1, 1896[4]
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Luke Bronin (D)
 • Council Hartford City Council
Area
 • State capital of Connecticut 18.1 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 • Land 17.4 sq mi (45.0 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Urban
469 sq mi (1,216 km2)
Elevation
59 ft (18 m)
Population
 (2010)
124,775
 • Density 7,135/sq mi (2,754.7/km2)
 • Urban
924,859 (US: 47th)
 • Metro
1,214,295 (US: 47th)
 • CSA
1,489,361 (US: 36th)
Demonym(s) Hartfordite
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
061xx
Area code(s) 860/959
FIPS code 09-37000
GNIS feature ID 0213160
Primary Airport Bradley International Airport
Secondary Airport Hartford–Brainard Airport
Major Highways I-84.svg I-91.svg Connecticut Highway 2.svg Connecticut Highway 15.svg
Commuter Rail Amtrak logo 2.svg Hartford Line logo.png
Rapid Transit CTfastrak symbol.svg
Website www.hartford.gov