Why Farmington ?

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Why Farmington?

  • Location, Location, Location!

Easy access to multiple Interstate 84 interchanges. Ten minutes to Hartford, Connecticut's Capital. Thirty minutes to Bradley International Airport. Two hours by car to New York City and Boston

    • Low Taxes

    Farmington's robust grand-list, high bond rating (AA1) and healthy business environment combine for one of the lowest commercial mill-rates not only in the Farmington Valley but also among the lowest 22% in the State of Connecticut.

      • Thriving Business Culture

      Farmington prides itself on a strong and vibrant business community, boasting more than 2,000 registered businesses. From corporate headquarters, to industry, to sole proprietorship, the Town enjoys a diverse collection of commercial enterprises. Farmington has one of the largest Class A office space inventories in the greater Hartford region.

      • Housing Options

      Farmington boasts a wide range of housing options for residents. You can find many apartment complexes throughout town as well as condominiums for both purchase and rent. There are also many entry-level homes available as well as high-end real estate. A suburban lifestyle in a rural atmosphere can be found in Farmington!Farmington street map

        • Quality of Life

        Farmington decision makers work hard to maintain the Town's unique blend of historic and progressive. Farmington boasts perennially low crime-rates, numerous parks and trails, the lovely Farmington River, museums, great restaurants and much, much more.

          • Blue Ribbon Schools

          Farmington's Public Schools are recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Dept. of Education and have been designated in the Top 100 nationally by Newsweek. ACT and SAT Scores at FHS are among the highest in the State of Connecticut.

            • Superior Workforce

            Connecticut enjoys one of the highest densities of higher education in the nation; Farmington is home to both the University of Connecticut Health Center and Tunxis Community College. Whatever your business, your workforce is here.

            Farmington prides itself on a strong and vibrant business community, boasting more than 2,000 registered businesses. From corporate headquarters, to industry, to sole proprietorship, the Town enjoys a diverse collection of commercial enterprises. Farmington has one of the largest Class A office space inventories in the greater Hartford region.