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Plainville

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Plainville
State:
Connecticut
County:
Hartford County
Probate District:
19
Year Established:
1840
Year Incorporated:
1869
Form of Government:
Town Manager - Town Council
Town Hall Address:
Plainville Municipal Center
One Central Square
Plainville, CT 06062
860-793-0221 X246
FAX (860) 793-2285
Municipal Center Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
Thursday: 8am - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 12pm
Web Address:
www.plainvillect.com

History Brief:
Between 1657 and 1737, a great deal of land in an area known as Great Plain or White Oak Plain was granted out by the town of Farmington. Settlement began in 1737. The Second Society of Farmington was established on 5 March 1840. Plainville was incorporated from Farmington in 1869. Town vital records begin 1869.
   
Other City Names (2)
Name:The Great Plains

Name:White Oak Plaine
 
Settled From (1)
Town Name:Farmington
 
Population (5)
Year:1870
Population:1433

Year:1900
Population:2189

Year:1950
Population:9994

Year:2000
Population:17328

Year:2010
Population:17716
 
Founding Families (3)
Surname:Hills

Surname:Phinney

Surname:Root
 
Cemeteries (3)
Name:East Cemetery/Old East Street Burying Grounds
Location:W side East ST between Broad ST & Tomlinson ST
Website:www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2098409

Name:St. Joseph's Cemetery
Location:19 South Canal ST
Website:www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=103654

Name:West Cemetery
Location:180 North Washington ST
Website:www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=103807
 
Churches (10)
Name:Church of the Bible
Location:160 West Main ST
Website:www.cobplainville.org/

Name:Faith Bible Church
Location:168 Unionville AV
Website:www.faithbiblect.com/

Name:First Bible Baptist Church
Location:12 Granger LN
Website:firstbiblect.com/home.html

Name:Grace Lutheran Church
Location:222 Farmington AV
Website:www.graceinplainville.org/

Name:Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Location:18 East Main ST
Website:sites.google.com/site/holytrinityanglicanplainville/

Name:New Covenant Apostolic Church
Location:139 New Britain AV

Name:New Life Fellowship
Location:1 Northwest DR
Website:www.newlifefellowshipct.com/welcome.html

Name:Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church
Location:19 South Canal ST
Website:olmct.org/

Name:Redeemer's AME Zion Church
Location:110 Whiting ST

Name:The Congregational Church of Plainville
Location:130 West Main ST
Website:uccplainville.org/
 
Monuments (1)
Name:Defenders of the Flag
Description:Castellated pedestal surmounted with a figure of a standard bearer, in granite. Approximate height, 13 feet.
Location:Veterans Memorial Park, 55 Whiting ST
Type:Military
Dedication Date:06/14/913
Artist/Sculptor:McGovern Granite Co.
 
Communities (0)
No Data Available.
 
Historical Locations (1)
Name:Plainville Historic Center
Location:29 Pierce ST
 
Notable Citizens (1)
Name:Anthony Fantano, music reviewer
Type:Contemporary
 
Newspapers (0)
No Data Available.
 
Schools (5)
Name:Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:15 Cleveland Memorial DR
Website:wheeler.plainvilleschools.org/

Name:Linden Street School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:69 Linden ST
Website:linden.plainvilleschools.org/

Name:Louis Toffolon Elementary School
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:145 Northwest DR
Website:toffolon.plainvilleschools.org/

Name:Middle School of Plainville
Type:Middle School
Location:150 Northwest DR
Website:msp.plainvilleschools.org/

Name:Plainville High School
Type:High School
Location:47 Robert Holcomb Way
Website:sites.google.com/a/plainvilleschools.org/phs/
 
Libraries (1)
Name:Plainville Public Library
Type:Current
Location:56 East Main ST
Website:www.plainvillect.com/library
 
Published Histories (1)
Name:The History of Plainville Connecticut 1640-1918
Author:Castle, Henry Allen
Date Published:1972
Publisher:Pequot Press
Description:205 p
 
Genealogy Websites (1)
Website Name:LDS Genealogy
Website Address:ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Plainville.htm
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (2)
Name:Plainville Historical Society
Contact Data:Plainville Historic Center
29 Pierce St, Plainville, CT 06062
Tel: 860-747-6577
Notes:www.plainvillehistory.org/

Name:Ruth S. Hummel
Contact Data:29 Pierce Street
Plainville, CT 06062
 
Vital Records (0)
No Data Available.
 





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