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Vernon, CT is a celebrated place to live and work. From its beautiful parks and lakes, to its vast trails and historic homes and buildings, Vernon has it all. With a resident population of nearly 30,000 and occupying only 18.03 square miles, Vernon combines a balanced appreciation of history, and a strong economic base for growth, both residential and commercial. Located 15 minutes east of the Connecticut capital of Hartford, and 25 miles from the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, the Town of Vernon is strategically placed in “New England's Knowledge Corridor” with close proximity to some of the top colleges and universities in the county, including University of Connecticut and Trinity College. With its easy access to several state routes as well as Interstate 84, Vernon is a diversified community. Because of its locale, Vernon provides homeowners the opportunity to enjoy suburbia, while enjoying a short commute to either Hartford or Springfield business districts.
Just a brief 15-minute commute from the state's capital of Hartford, Vernon is also only an hour from coastal beaches. Weekend trips to some of the largest cities on the east coast are a breeze?New York is a 2.5-hour drive or get to Boston or Providence, Rhode Island in just an hour and a half...Make this exciting New England town your next home!