Ellington

Ellington is in the Connecticut River Valley.

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Ellington is a town in Connecticut River Valley. Located 20 minutes from Hartford, Ellington, CT is a blend of agriculture and industry with a population of 15,856 in Tolland County. Incorporated in 1786 which had originally been Great Marsh, Ellington still remains one of the largest agricultural production towns in Ellington.

Get in

You will have to use a car to get into town, as there is no bus or train service to Ellington (the nearest Amtrak stops are in Windsor, Hartford, and Windsor Locks, and there is bus service to Hartford but not Ellington).

Bradley International Airport is in Windsor Locks, across the Connecticut River, about 17 miles west of Ellington. Taxis are available at the airport.

Get around

You will need a personal vehicle to get around town.

Train- Amtrak stop in Windsor, Hartford, and Windsor Locks.

Bus- Peterpan and Greyhound buses stop in Hartford.

Plane- Bradley International Airport located in Windsor Locks. Taxis available.

See

The Ellington Historical Society opened the Nellie McKnight Museum in 1981.

Do

Connecticut Parachutists, Inc. is central to CT, MA, and RI.

Buy

Kloter Farms has a 16 acre display park, showrooms, and ice cream barn in Ellington, CT.

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