West Hartford is located just 5 miles from downtown Hartford, and with a population of just over 60,000 claims itself as Connecticut’s 11th most populous town. Many know West Hartford for the downtown area, West Hartford Center, which is home to many renowned restaurants and shops, as well as many small businesses. West Hartford Center attracts many people from neighboring cities and towns as an upscale downtown area, a truly one of a kind place. West Hartford is home to the Westfarms Mall as well as many other retail stores and restaurants. West Hartford has Interstate-84 run right by the town and also offers the CT Transit as public transportation. West Hartford prides itself on the success of its growth and development.