Introduction to East Hampton, Connecticut
East Hampton, Connecticut, in Middlesex county, is 13 miles S of Manchester, Connecticut and 91 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Hartford metropolitan statistical area. About 13,352 people live in East Hampton.
East Hampton History
European settlers first arrived in this region in 1739 from Eastham, Massachusetts. Isaac Smith led settlers to the area where East Hampton is located today.
East Hampton and nearby Attractions
- Hurd State Park
- Lake Pocotopaug
- Salmon River State Forest
- Quarry Ridge Golf Club
- Markham Meadows Campgrounds
- George Dudley Seymour State Park
Things To Do In East Hampton
A visit to the Chatham Historical Society & Museum would provide interesting to those interested in the region's history. The area around Lake Pocotopaug offers breathtaking views of nature and there are several golf courses, parks and forests in and around the town as well.
East Hampton Transportation
Flights are available from Bradley International Airport.
East Hampton Higher Education
Wesleyan University, Trinity College and Central Connecticut State University are all nearby.