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Incorporated 1858

Town Hall: P.O. Box 1858
East Granby, CT 06026-1858
phone: (860) 653-2576 
fax: (860) 653-4012
Email: NA

County  --------------------------------
Labor Market Area -------------------  
Economic Development Region ----  
Regional Planning Area-Capitol ----
Hartford County
Hartford Labor Market
Capitol Region EDR
Region COG

 

  

Welcome to East Granby

The town of East Granby, originally settled in 1710 and incorporated in 1858, is a residential, commercial/ industrial, and agricultural community encompassing 17.8 square miles in north central Connecticut.  The town is situated approximately 12 miles north of Hartford, 14 miles south of Springfield, Massachusetts, and adjoins Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.  Adjacent communities include Bloomfield, Granby, Simsbury, Suffield, Windsor and Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

The town of East Granby employs the Town Meeting Board of Selectmen form of government.  The Town Meeting serves as the legislative body, with a First Selectman serving as the full-time Chief Executive and Chief of Police.  A six-member Board of Finance serves as the town's financial control, in conjunction with a part-time Treasurer.

The town's population is 4,423 according to the 1998 data.  More than 23 percent of the town residents are engaged in manufacturing, and more than 17 percent are in the financial, real estate and insurance industries.

East Granby affords the location, demographics, opportunities and amenities sought by viable businesses.  Growth in recent years has been primarily commercial and industrial as the town has taken advantage of its proximity to 1-91, Bradley International Airport and the new Air Cargo Terminal located within the town.  Some of the larger companies with facilities in East Granby include Cerock/Rockbestos, Galasso Holdings LLC, Hartspring Associates, and Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc.

 

 

POPULATION

1980
1990 
1998 
2003
% Growth 98-03 
Town

4,102 
4,302
4,423 
4,486 
1.42%

MetroHartford

 668,483 
709,404
692,087
683,927
  

State

3,107,580
3,287,116
3,271,239
3,272,149
0.03%

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HOUSEHOLDS

1990 
1998
2003 
Town

1,624 
1,673
1,703
MetroHartford

268,396
262,715
260,456 
State

1,230,479
1,229,087
1,233,636

AGE DISTRIBUTION

1998

 0-4
5-17  
18-24
25-49
50-64 
65+
Town 

  6.69% 
17.36%  
  7.14%
38.71% 
18.47% 
11.62% 
MetroHartford

  6.5% 
16.7%  
  8.2% 
38.5% 
15.8%
  14.3%  
 State

  6.61%
16.83%
  8.56%
38.45%
15.26%
14.29%

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MEDIAN AGE

1998
Town

39

State

37.2

RACE/ETHNICITY 

1998

White
Black
Asian Pacific
Native American
Hispanic
Other
Town

95.70%
  1.76%
    .54% 
    .09% 
  1.88%
    .02%

MetroHartford

     76.1%
     11.2% 
       2.4% 
       0.2% 
     10.0%
       0.2%

        State

      80.95%
        8.38%
        2.24%
          .18%
        8.08%
          .16%

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POPULATION DENSITY

1998

People per sq. mile
Town

253.03
MetroHartford

926.2
State

653.07

AREA


Total sq. miles

Town

17.48

MetroHartford

 747

State

4845.1

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