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
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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.