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A selection of Web sites designed to introduce you to living in Hartford:

The City of Hartford's website.

Connecticut Transit - The CT Transit website provides fare, bus route, and schedule information for public transportation in the Hartford, New Haven, and Stamford areas.

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles information on driver's license tests.

City Information:

Adult Education Directory

Ambulance: Emergency: 911; Aetna Ambulance Service, 860-247-6792, American Medical Response, 860-247-4295.

Animal Control:
     Dog Warden, 527-6300
     Rodent control,  757-9210

Area Code Guide

Arts & Culture

ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library


Community Organizations 

Connecticut Convention Center

Dance in Greater Hartford 

Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce

Hartford Public Access TV

Hartford Public Schools

Housing Authority: 860 723-8487  

Jazz in Greater Hartford 

MetroHartford Chamber of Commerce 


City-owned and maintained cemeteries:

Private cemeteries:

  • Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Ave., 860-956-3311.
  • Congregation Beth Israel, 153 Ward St., 860-247-2679.
  • Hartford Mutual Society Cemetery, Garden Street. Information - 860-521-8789.
  • Spring Grove Cemetery, 2035 Main St., 860-525-8502.

Child Care: 

City of Hartford Department of Health and Human Services

Hartford Area Child Care Collaborative

YWCA Hartford Region

Municipal Information: 

City Charter PDF

City Council meets at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month, with the exception of July and August, when only one monthly meeting is held. Meetings are held at the Council Chambers at City Hall, 550 Main St. The council also acts as the planning and zoning authority.

City Hall: 550 Main St., Hartford, CT 06103. Information: (860)543-8602.

City Meetings: Town Clerk: (860) 543-8580

City of Hartford Department of Public Works

Mayors of Hartford

Municipal Code 

City of Hartford Department of Health and Human Services

City of Hartford Department of Public Works Park Maintenance

City Scan City Scan is helping neighborhood residents and city officials improve their community by documenting issues of concern.

Drinking Water:

MDC -  (860) 278-7850; after hours (860)247-6447

Elections: Registrars of Voters, 543-8585 Municipal elections Tuesday after the first Monday in November, odd-numbered years; state elections Tuesday after the first Monday in November, even-numbered years.

Emergency Hotlines:

  • 211 Infoline: Dial  2-1-1 to reach a free 24-hour statewide source of crisis intervention, referral and information.
  • Poison Control Center: 800-343-2722 
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF): 860-240-3400 
  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-842-2288 
  • Crime Victims Hotline: 800-822-8428 
  • Environmental Emergency: 860-424-3001 
  • Domestic Abuse Hotline: 888-774-2900 
  • Sex Crimes Hotline: 860-282-9881 
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations: 203-777-6311 
  • Hazardous Materials Hotline: 860-240-3152 
  • Animal Control: 860-666-3337 
  • Missing Persons: 860-685-8260

Greater Hartford Red Cross  860-678-2700

Emergency Management, City of Hartford, 860 543-8786.

Emergency Management, State of Connecticut:  Hartford Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06105. (860)566-3180

Emergency Services and Telecommunications

Fire Department: Emergency: 911; Information:  860-722-8200 

Police: Emergency: 911; 50 Jennings Road (860)527-6300

Sewer Service: MDC, (860) 278-7850; after hours (860)247-6447 


Center for Contemporary Culture at Hartford Public Library

Greater Hartford Arts Council Calendar


543- 8768

City Anti-Graffiti Program: The Knox Parks Foundation manages the citywide anti-graffiti program. Please call 311 or Knox at 951-7694 to report graffiti locations in the city.


Hartford Public Schools


City of Hartford Department of Development Services,  Housing and Property Management Division

Hospitals & Medical Centers

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Hartford Hospital

The Institute of Living

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center 

Immigration Services:

U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services Hartford Office


Neighborhoods of Hartford

Hartford Shelters

Hartford Soup Kitchens


CT Rides