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Overview

Introduction to Enfield, Connecticut

Enfield, Connecticut, in Hartford county, is 8 miles S of Springfield, Massachusetts and 82 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is included in the Hartford metropolitan area.

Enfield History

The Pocomtuc tribe of Native Americans were the original inhabitants of this region. Settlers from Salem, Massachusetts established a community here in 1679. The community was named after the English borough of Enfield. It was initially incorporated as a part of Massachusetts in 1683. In 1749, the town seceded and was annexed by Connecticut.

Enfield and nearby Attractions

  • Martha Parsons House
  • Old Town Hall Museum
  • Osborn Prison Farm
  • Pearl Street Branch Enfield Public Library
  • Crescent Lake
  • Powder Hollow Park

Things To Do In Enfield

Historic sites and museums near Enfield include the Martha Parsons House, the Enfield Historical Society and the Old Town Hall Museum. The Grassmere Golf Course offers excellent opportunities for local golfers. Besides, the numerous shopping centers across Enfield offer a range of entertainment facilities.

Enfield Transportation

Air transportation is provided by Bradley International Airport.

Enfield Higher Education

Residents of Enfield can enroll at Asnuntuck Community College. Other institutes nearby include the Springfield Technical Community College and Springfield College.

Enfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hartford County
Standard Zip Codes6082
P.O. Box Zip Codes6083
Phone Area Codes860
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.96
Approximate Longitude-72.56

Enfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHARTFORD BRADLEY INTL AP
Distance5.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationBURLINGTON
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp14 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches
StationSTORRS
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 80 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches

Enfield Public Libraries

Enfield Public Library
104 MIDDLE ROAD
Enfield, Connecticut
(860) 763-7510

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Enfield Public Schools

Edgar H. Parkman - Autism Spectrum Disorder (asd)
1318 Enfield Street
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 6
Edgar H. Parkman School
165 Weymouth Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 326
Eli Whitney School
94 Middle Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
Enfield High School
1264 Enfield Street
ZIP: 6082
High
Total Enrollment 709
Enfield Street - Autism Spectrum Disorder (asd)
1318 Enfield Street
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 6
Enfield Street School
1318 Enfield Street
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 286
Enfield Transitional Learning Academy
1010 Enfield Street
ZIP: 6082
High
Total Enrollment 10
Enrico Fermi High School
124 North Maple Street
ZIP: 6082
High
Total Enrollment 887
Hazardville Memorial School
68 North Maple Street
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 360
Head Start Program
1270 Enfield Street
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 104
Henry Barnard - Educational Counseling Program (ecp)
27 Shaker Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Henry Barnard School
27 Shaker Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 356
John F. Kennedy Middle School
155 Raffia Road
ZIP: 6082
Middle
Total Enrollment 1099
Nathan Hale - Primary Adaptive Learning (pal)
5 Taylor Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 6
Nathan Hale School
5 Taylor Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 223
Prudence Crandall - Educational Counseling Program (ecp)
150 Brainard Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 6
Prudence Crandall School
150 Brainard Road
ZIP: 6082
Primary
Total Enrollment 389
Public Safety Academy
117 Post Office Road
ZIP: 6082
Other
Total Enrollment 519
Willard/cybulski Correctional Institution
391 Shaker Road
ZIP: 6082
High
Total Enrollment 3
Enfield Correctional Institution
Shaker Road Box 1500
ZIP: 6083
High
Total Enrollment 4
Robinson Correctional Institution
285 Shaker Road Box 1400
ZIP: 6083
High
Total Enrollment 7

Enfield Private Schools

Enfield Montessori School
1370 Enfield St
ZIP: 6082
Elementary
Total Enrollment 93
St Bernard School
232 Pearl St
ZIP: 6082
Elementary
Total Enrollment 210
St Martha School
214 Brainard Rd
ZIP: 6082
Elementary
Total Enrollment 202
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