Welcome to Berlin, Connecticut

he Town of Berlin offers residents, businesses and visitors a uniquely balanced setting meshing the best facets of rural and suburban living, supported by a strong industrial base. Berlin's strategic location is ideal for wholesale trade, and distribution to the Northeast region and the entire East Coast. Indeed, the exact geographical center of Connecticut is located in East Berlin.

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Two major arteries through town facilitate both traffic flow and commerce. State Routes 5 & 15 (also known as the Berlin Turnpike) and State Route 9 are supplemented by State Routes 72, 372 (Farmington Avenue and Mill Street), 71, and 71A. Each provides easy and quick access to Connecticut's two major Interstate Highways, Route 84 (East-West) and Route 91 (North-South).
Other central Connecticut towns surrounding Berlin are: New Britain and Newington to the north, Rocky Hill and Cromwell to the east, Middletown and Meriden to the south and Southington to the west. Berlin is located just 11 miles south of the State Capital of Hartford.

Berlin offers an exceptional education system, convenient shopping and banking, three libraries, easy access to medical facilities in New Britain, Farmington and Hartford, a public nursing service, and a senior center. Recreational and cultural facilities abound: five town-owned parks on over 600 acres, three public swimming pools, a municipal golf course, a museum, and a variety of programs and activities for youth and adults.

The family-oriented nature of the community is accented by nine day care facilities, ski areas in neighboring Southington and Middlefield, minor league baseball in New Britain, an annual Berlin Agricultural Fair the first weekend in October, and close proximity to Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol.

Use Berlin as your base to explore all of Connecticut's great attractions. Mystic Seaport and Marinelife Aquarium, Foxwoods Casino, Mohegan Sun Casino, the Mark Twain House, Valley Railroad, Gillette Castle, Maritime Aquarium, and the New England Air Museum are all within a 60 minute drive.

Access into and out of Berlin is not limited to the automobile. The Berlin Train Station, located on Depot Road just off Farmington Avenue (Route 372) services both passenger (Amtrak) and freight (Boston & Maine Railroad, Conrail) traffic.
The New Britain Transportation Company, located in Berlin, and Greyhound provide bus service.
There are over 60 private and commercial heliports in Connecticut.
Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks (22 miles away) and Tweed-New Haven Airport (26 miles away) provide air passenger and freight service. Located approximately two hours away are Boston's Logan Airport, New York's LaGuardia and Kennedy Airports and New Jersey's Newark Airport. General Aviation/Commuter Airline Airports located within 10 miles of Berlin are: Meriden Markham Airport in Meriden, Robertson Airport in Plainville and Brainard Airport in Hartford.
The closest Deep Water Port is located 26 miles away in New Haven.

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