All About: Southington

Population: Approx. 42,077

County: Hartford

Size: 36.6 square miles

History: George Washington once passed through Southington on his way to somewhere else. That seems to be the essence of Southington: people pass through it on their way to somewhere else. General Rochambeau stayed there, on his was to kill some Brits. But during WWII Southington was singled out to help brainwash Germans with a pamphlet called Southington, CT—Microcosm of America.

Something Weird: Southington is Goatswood, CT. ‘Nough said.