Bristol, CT - 06010 & 06011
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About Bristol Connecticut:
Bristol is a relatively small town city (4th most historic small town in the united states) mostly consisting of suburban neighborhoods, Forestville is approximately the southeastern quarter of Bristol and was once Native American hunting grounds up until the 1800's, now it is mostly suburbs, Edgeville (Edgewood/Polkville) is another section in the north of Bristol. Bristol is also the eleventh most populated city in Connecticut it is also the most populated city in Connecticut without a highway, although route 72 being extended into Bristol from Plainville is supposedly in the works. Bristol, Connecticut is primarily known as the home of ESPN, whose central studios are in the town. Bristol was also know as a clock making town in the 1800's. Bristol's nicknames are the Bell City because of a history manufacturing innovative spring driven doorbells, and the Mum City because it was once a leader in chrysanthemum production and holds an annual "Mum Festival". Bristol also holds an annual street festival with a car show and a family farms weekend at Minors Farm, Shepherd Meadows and Roberts Orchard, similar to that of Southington, Connecticut's apple festival, all of which are held around September.. Bristol has many parks as well; Page, Rockwell, Bracket, Barnes Nature Center, Indian Rock and many more. The city is also home to Lake Compounce, the oldest continuously operated amusement park in North America which has a very interesting history, and to the New England Carousel Museum, the American Clock and Watch Museum and the Imagine Nation Children's Museum. The name of the local daily newspaper is the Bristol Press. It is also home to The Tattoo teen newspaper, one of the first online newspapers.Most content provided by Wikipedia, "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol%2C_Connecticut"