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Wethersfield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It is located immediately south of Hartford along the Connecticut River. Its population was 26,668 in the 2010 census.Many records from colonial times spell the name "Weathersfield", while Native Americans called it "Pyquag". "Watertown" is a variant name.The town is primarily served by Interstate 91. The neighborhood known as Old Wethersfield is the state's largest historic district, spanning 2sqmi and 1,100 buildings, dating back to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.HistoryFounded in 1634 by a Puritan settlement party of "10 Men" including John Oldham, Robert Seeley, Thomas Topping and Nathaniel Foote, Wethersfield is arguably the oldest town in Connecticut, depending on one's interpretation of when a remote settlement qualifies as a "town". Along with Windsor and Hartford, Wethersfield is represented by one of the three grapevines on the Flag of Connecticut, signifying the state's three oldest European settlements. The town took its name from Wethersfield, a village in the English county of Essex.Wethersfield is in Connecticut (CT). Our United States road trip tool combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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