Waterbury is located in New Haven County
, west of Meriden between New Britain and Southbury, along Interstate 84 near Scoville Reservoir. Mattatuck State Forest is located just north.
Waterbury ranks first among U.S. cities in the manufacture of copper goods and brass, an industry that dates to 1802. Blanks for nickels are produced in Waterbury mills and sent to the United States Mint.
The original name of the settlement was Mattatuck when it was purchased from Indians in 1674. The name was changed to Waterbury when it was incorporated in 1686.
Waterbury is part of the Waterbury, Connecticut metro area.
Art Seven Angels Theatre | The Waterbury Chorale |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Cafe 457 |
History Green - Waterbury |
Public Libraries Silas Bronson Library |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Sheraton Waterbury Hotel |
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06/24 Coming to The area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.