Located in central Connecticut, mid-way between Boston and New York, MetroHartford is a region comprised of 33 towns which lie east and west of the Connecticut River. Hartford, the state capital, is at the heart of this multi-faceted region.
The region offers a diverse mix of business and professional opportunities. In addition to a thriving health care industry, Metro Hartford continues to be known as the center of the nation’s insurance industry, with many of the largest insurance companies headquartered in the capital city. The region is also considered a powerful financial center with progressive banking and financial institutions and a skilled and well-educated work force.
Our region offers a dynamic mix of city and suburban life, all located within a short drive of the country. In fact, our region is a popular destination for those seeking sophisticated culture, rest and relaxation, outdoor adventure or family fun. Often referred to as the "gateway to New England," residents and visitors revel in the seasonality of the region, enjoying a myriad of summer activities, brilliant fall foliage, winter sports and holiday charm and spring blooms.
The links below provide in-depth information on the region’s extensive quality of life offerings and vital economic and business climate.