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Hartford is a town in Washington County, in the Glens Falls metro area.
The community was named for Hartford, England.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hartford. For links to other places called Hartford, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hartford is 43.363N. The longitude is -73.394W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,279.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hartford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Glens Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12838 ZIP code.
7% of Hartford residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hartford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hartford was $16,969, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Hartford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hartford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hartford political report.
The average commute time for Hartford workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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