Welcome to Bristol!

Bristol, Connecticut is where a diverse spectrum of neighborhoods means a place for every personality or interest!
Is urban more your vibe? Perhaps relaxing by the lake? From quaint residential areas, to vintage
victorians and newer developments by the farm lands, Bristol’s got just the place for you!

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Cedar Lake

aerial photo of the cedar lake neighborhood
Kick back by the lake with this wonderful neighborhood offering a chance to connect with nature. From boating on the lake, to the outdoor amenities of the Indian Rock Nature Preserve, the Cedar Lake neighborhood is a former Indian stomping grounds that offers that feeling of ‘being away’ from it all!
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Chippens Hill

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In the quiet hills of northwest Bristol, the Chippens Hill neighborhood offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle. Suburban living has never been this sweet, a stone’s throw away from family farms and a  state of the art K-8 school, along with other wonderful amenities like Rich Farm Ice Cream in the old Minor Farm store and Chippanee Golf Club, where your view of Bristol is always the perfect one.
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photo of 225 north main street
The Downtown neighborhood is the center of it all. From eateries such as the New Parkside Cafe, Main Street Pint & Plate to the original Thai cuisine from Sabaidee, to the Post Office and City Hall, all your needs are covered! The City’s big events occur downtown, like the annual Mum Festival, the weekly Bristol Auto Club Car Show and Farmers Market, making this the perfect little section to explore.
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photo of the giamatti little league training center
Welcome to the Edgewood neighborhood of Bristol. Featuring a strong mixture of residential neighborhoods, to the bustling commercial Route 6 shopping corridor, you'll find a little bit of everything in this vast neighborhood. From the Eastern Region Little League Tournaments held at Giamatti Little League Training Center each year, to local businesses and neighborhood schools, the Edgewood neighborhood will meet all your needs, from small to large!
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Federal Hill

photo of First Congregational Church on Federal Hill
Bristol’s scenic and historic district known as Federal Hill offers beautiful colonial and Victorian era homes from yesterday along with the Federal Hill Green to relax and enjoy. This neighborhood, adjacent to downtown and within walking distance of the City center, was once the home of famous industrialists and clockmakers with the names Rockwell, Ingraham, and Session. With amenities like the American Clock & Watch Museum, a great breakfast and lunch spot Expresso Cafe, and Bakery On Maple calling Federal Hill their home, take the opportunity to visit the Federal Hill to experience this unique special neighborhood!
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photo of the clock in Forestville Village Center
A village within a City is just what Forestville is, a historic section of Bristol right off the Route 72 extension, the Forestville neighborhood offers a quaint village center with a picturesque restored rail station and legendary establishments like One Fifty Central Restaurant, Rumba Lounge, and Bell City Diner. Enjoy events like the popular Pequabuck River Duck Race and the Memorial Day parade in the center of Forestville each year in this quaint village within the City of Bristol.
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Lake District

photo of the lake at Lake Compounce amusement park
Both relaxed and thrilling the Lake District neighborhood serves as a welcoming southern gateway into Bristol. Adjacent to Interstate 84 West, the Lake District neighborhood offers great highway access. Being the home neighborhood of Lake Compounce, the Lake District is aptly named after the location for New England’s continuously-operated family theme park. A quiet residential neighborhood with a national amenity close by, the Lake District provides friendly streets and playgrounds for neighborhood children and adults to enjoy basketball, volleyball, or football.
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North End

photo of Hoppers Birge Pond area
The North End neighborhood edges on the north side of Downtown. Within walking distance of many of Downtown’s amenities this small neighborhood offers a smattering of commercial offerings among a blend of residential streets along with the Hopper's Birge Pond walking trails to enjoy all year long. Experience the best of downtown and suburban living in the North End neighborhood.
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photo of home in the Northeast neighborhood of Bristol, CT
Another great spot to raise a family, the Northeast neighborhood offers plenty of single-family home options in a suburban setting with a quick connection to Bristol’s largest commercial corridor, Route 6. Home to wonderful neighborhood eateries like Dunphy’s Ice Cream, Taste of China, Chunky Tomato, and Sergio's Pizza, the Northeast neighborhood is a great spot for family living with the convenience of robust shopping options.
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South Mountain

ducks at Veterans Memorial Park pond
Near the downtown area, the South Mountain neighborhood is the largest hill in Bristol, and overlooks the Downtown neighborhood. Mostly a residential area, its adjacency to one of the best parks in Connecticut, Veteran’s Memorial Boulevard Park, as well as the newly renovated Bristol Arts & Innovation Magnet School (BAIMS) with the newly renovated Rockwell Theater. This neighborhood offers the perfect mix of side street charm within arms reach of great times!
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West End

Rockwell Park entrance at Park Street
The West End neighborhood is a melting pot of cultures, offering a prideful neighborhood in the downtown zone that’s perfect for walking or driving to amenities. Enjoy amenities like family-owned South Side Meat market, West End Pizza, Real Café coffee shop, Tafika Arts, School Street Yoga, or the many corner stores that make up the West End neighborhood. Summer is a great time to experience a baseball game at historic Muzzy Field, or a summer concert at Rockwell Park. Come, live, invest, and enjoy life in the West End!
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Shop Where Your Heart Is!

Be Local. Buy Local.

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When you shop local, you’re making a personal investment in your neighborhood and community.

Why Shop Local.
Local business owners are invested in the community: Local businesses are owned by people who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community’s welfare and future.

Customer service is better: Local businesses often hire people with more specific product expertise for better customer service.

Local businesses hire local people: Employees of local businesses generally live in the community and are your friends and neighbors.