Waterbury, CT

Overview

Situated some 45 minutes southwest of Hartford, Waterbury is one of the largest cities in Connecticut. The city is home to several colleges, including Post University and branch campuses for the University of Connecticut, University of Bridgeport, and Western Connecticut State. The combined student population and collegiate resources contribute heavily to the local culture, with numerous nightlife and entertainment venues around town. For more refined tastes, the city is also home to many museums of art and history, diverse enough to satisfy the cultural appetites of the most discerning of patrons. The city is also packed with beautiful historic architecture on a grand scale, particularly St. Anne’s Church, Union Station, and the buildings surrounding Waterbury Green.

1 Neighborhoods in Waterbury, CT

  • Waterbury/Middlebury

    Waterbury, one of the largest cities in Connecticut, sits along the banks of the Naugatuck River. While Waterbury proves too far to commute to New York City, a direct train connection to Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal and a quick 90-minute train ride put the Big Apple's entertainment and shopping options within easy reach for locals. Right in town, the Palace Theater hosts Broadway-quality shows, and the restored facades on the historic downtown provide a pleasant place to shop and dine.

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