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Eastford at a Glance

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The Weather

The highest monthly average temperature in Eastford for July is 72 degrees and the lowest monthly average temperature in Storrs for February is 29 degrees. The air quality index in Storrs is 33% better than the national average.
 

The History

Eastford was settled back in the early 1700s. It was separated from its parent town in 1847. There's a hiking trail in Eastford along remnants of the Boston Post Road. This was a route that facilitated commerce and communication in the colonial era. Lastly, there's a monument dedicated to the hometown hero, Nathaniel Lyon. Lyon was the first Union general killed in the Civil War.

The Schools

The only school in the district is Eastford Elementary School. Most high school students attend Woodstock Academy. The town is near three alternative high schools: Ellis Vocational Technical School, Windham Technical School and Quinnebaug Middle College.


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Eastford Quick Facts

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Quick Facts

Population (2010): 1,749
Zip Code: 06242
Local Government: Town of Eastford
School District: Eastford School

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Travel & Commute

Hartford, CT: 37 mi.
Bradley International Airport (BDL): 46 mi.
Major Roads: Rte 44, I-66, I-171, I-198, & 1-244


Points of Interest in Eastford


Natchaug State Forest

State Owned Boat Launch off Kennerson Reservoir/Hall's Pond Road, Eastford. This state forest is popular for its scenic hiking trails and paths, boating, excellent fishing, and family friendly picnic sites. A large stone fireplace in this park is the remains of the birthplace ofthe first Union General killed in the Civil War, Nathaniel Lyon.

Charlie Brown Campground

Charlie Brown Campground is located in about 12,000 plus acres of the state park and forests.  Charlie Brown Campground has an abundance of nature trails for horseback riding, biking, hiking and the best fishing in the state!

Peppertree Camping

Peppertree Camping is located in northeast Connecticut. Come enjoy extraordinary camping on the Natchaug River, tents are welcome! This campground is know for it's cleanliness and family friendly activities. There's also FREE WiFi, FREE cable  and FREE hot showers. 

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