TOWN OF COLCHESTER

Town Hall                             Phone                             860-537-7215

127 Norwich Avenue                 Fax                               860-537-0547

Colchester, CT 06415

Jenny Contois                 First Selectman                         537-7220

Nancy A. Bray                   Town Clerk                              537-7215

Timothy York                 Building Official                          537-7284

Dr. Robert Weeks               P & Z Chair                             537-7380

 

Incorporated: 1698

Population: 14,000

Land Area: 48.7 square miles

Form of Government: Board of Selectmen/Town Meeting

Distance to Hartford: 24 miles

Public Transportation: buses to Hartford and New London

Public Services: Water/sewer to 33%; Trash/garbage privately contracted; Police department; Volunteer fire department; Library; Senior citizens center

Schools: Nursery; 2 elementary; 1 junior high; 1 senior high

Pupil-Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1

Expenditures Per Pupil: $8,266

Tax Rate: 27.01 mills

Hospitals: Located 15 miles away in Norwich

Churches: Catholic, Jewish, Baptist, Congregational; others in neighboring towns

Recreation: Playgrounds, tennis, athletic fields and leagues, golf