As the state capital of Connecticut, Hartford was founded in 1635, making it one of the oldest cities in the U.S. More than 120,593 Connecticuters call this 18-square-mile city home, and so do some of the nation’s oldest museums, parks, schools, and newspapers.
It didn’t become the official state capital until 1875, sharing the role with New Haven for 211 years as part of a colonial agreement. American author Mark Twain lived here, and his home still stands on Farmington Avenue. “Of all the beautiful towns, it has been my fortune to see this is the chief,” he wrote about Hartford in 1868.
All drivers in the Constitution State must meet state-mandated coverage requirements. Keep reading to learn more about Connecticut car insurance, including the average monthly rates based on age and zip code.