Town of Wallingford
A great New England town, Wallingford is perfectly located in the center of the state between New Haven and Hartford, as well as New York City and Boston, and home to over 45,000 residents. Visit the Town of Wallingford's website here.
Situated in the Hartford-New Haven corridor, Wallingford is traversed by U.S. Highway Route 5, Interstate 91, State Highways Route 15 (Wilbur Cross Parkway), Route 68, Route 71 and Route 150. It is a 20 minute drive to New Haven or Hartford and a 2 hour commute to New York or Boston.
Public railroad transportation is provided by Amtrak, the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Line with daily passenger service and by interstate and intrastate buses. Air service is available at Tweed New Haven Airport about thirteen miles away and at Bradley International Airport which is approximately 40 miles north of Wallingford off Interstate 91. The Meriden Airport on the Wallingford/Meriden town line is actively used for private, executive and corporate aircraft.
Wallingford has diversified its commercial and industrial base over the past decade attracting high technology industries as compared to traditional heavy manufacturing. Wallingford exports more industrial products than any other town in the state. It is the home of a large variety of industries and major corporations spanning the spectrum of the medical, healthcare, service, hi-tech specialty metal manufacturing and research development. Their electric company is owned by the town and is a great benefit and savings to their businesses, industries and residents. Click here to visit EDC pages.
The citizens of Wallingford are tremendously committed to the Town of Wallingford. With the centralized location, the picturesque vineyards and farm land, the quintessential New England town center and award winning school system, Wallingford is a great place to live and do business.