Hartford County

Hartford’s Always Had It

Founded in 1666, Hartford County has been the heart of the Nutmeg State since the very beginning. Home to the state capital, Hartford is synonymous with the insurance industry earning the “Insurance Capital of the World” moniker. Hartford County is also home to three of UConn’s campuses, including UConn Hartford, UConn Health campus and the UConn Law School.

Hartford county

UConn Health Impact

$2.2B

Total Economic Impact

10,515

Employment Impact (in job numbers)

$1.2B

Labor Income Impact

$1.2B

Value Added to State Economy

Greater Hartford* Campus Impact

$237M

Total Economic Impact

1,363

Employment Impact (in job numbers)

$111M

Labor Income Impact

$130M

Value Added to State Economy

*Greater Hartford includes Hartford campus, School of Social Work, and School of Law

Impact by Town

In every corner of the state UConn’s impact can be felt in numerous ways. From the number of students attending the University, to the dedicated faculty and staff working to make UConn what it is today, and the thousands of patients who seek quality care at UConn Health, our University touches all 169 towns in Connecticut. Find your city or town in the interactive map below to see how UConn reaches you.

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UConn IS Hartford County

Every region of the state has its own unique story and prospective to tell. UConn’s story is also Hartford’s story.