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Hartford is a village in Madison County, Illinois, United States, near the mouth of the Missouri River. The population was 1,429 at the 2010 census. Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1803-1804 here, near what has been designated the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site.Hartford is the birthplace of actor Clint Walker, known for the television series Cheyenne and for the movies The Ten Commandments and The Dirty Dozen.GeographyHartford is located at .The village is located approximately north of downtown St. Louis, Missouri, on the Mississippi River. The confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers is just south of the village limits, while the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers is approximately upstream.According to the 2010 census, Hartford has a total area of 4.88sqmi, of which 4.66sqmi is land and 0.22sqmi is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 1,545 people, 650 households, and 434 families residing in the village. The population density was 396.4 people per square mile (153.0/km²). There were 710 housing units at an average density of 182.1 per square mile (70.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.45% White, 0.13% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.Hartford is in Illinois (IL). To arrange what you want to do in Hartford, use our United States trip planner.
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