Living in Avon, CT | Berkshire Crossing

A Picturesque New England Village…

The scenic town of Avon is located just west of Hartford but has kept its small town charm and character. Avon was settled in 1645 and was originally part of Farmington and called the North Parish of Farmington. Avon incorporated as a separate town in 1830 and actually derives its name from the Avon River in England. The Farmington River runs through Avon and adds to the rustic beauty of the area.

A Focus on Education…

Avon is home to many fine public and private schools offering residents a first-class education for their children. The public school system is regarded as one of the best in the state and features the Roaring Brook preschool, Pine Grove preschool, Thompson Brook grammar school, Avon Middle School and Avon High School. Private schools include the Avon Old Farms School, Farmington Valley Academy Montessori and the Talcott Mountain Academy.

Plenty to See and Do…

Though Avon may be small in size it is big on recreation. The town features a wide variety of outdoor sights and activities to satisfy hikers, bikers and cross country skiers. Some of the more well-known locations in Avon include Alsop Meadows, Hazen Park, Sperry Park and the Sycamore Hills Recreation area that have a multitude of athletic fields, hiking trails, bike routes and fishing spots.


Website Links of Interest

Town of Avon

Avon Public Schools

The Carriage Club

Avon Directory

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