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West Hartford,

town (1990 pop. 60,110), Hartford co., central Conn., a suburb of HartfordHartford,
city (1990 pop. 139,739), state capital, Hartford co., central Conn., on the west bank of the Connecticut River; settled as Newtown 1635–36 on the site of a Dutch trading post (1633; abandoned 1654), inc. 1784.
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; settled c.1679, inc. 1854. Industrial production, which comprises a geographically small part of West Hartford, includes machinery, motor vehicle equipment, chemical products, and plastics. An affluent residential town, there are numerous commercial and professional offices, as well as major retail malls. It is the seat of St. Joseph College, the Univ. of Hartford, a campus of the Univ. of Connecticut, and the American School for the Deaf (1817). Of interest is Noah WebsterWebster, Noah,
1758–1843, American lexicographer and philologist, b. West Hartford, Conn., grad. Yale, 1778. After serving in the American Revolution, Webster practiced law in Hartford.
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's birthplace and the home of Mark TwainTwain, Mark,
pseud. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens,
1835–1910, American author, b. Florida, Mo. As humorist, narrator, and social observer, Twain is unsurpassed in American literature.
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West Hartford

 

a city in the northeastern USA, in the state of Connecticut. A western suburb of Hartford. Population, 64,000 (1975). West Hartford has machine-building and metalworking plants, which manufacture such products as machine tools, bearings, and instruments. The city was founded in 1679.

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