Located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, Essex is a town with a population of 6,683 at the 2010 census. The town is comprised of three villages: Ivoryton, Essex Village, and Centerbrook. The center of the town is the historic town square, and residents are proud of its rich history. There are many places to explore and enjoy in Essex. While the center of town is the Town Hall, you can also explore the neighborhoods in the surrounding areas.
There are several hiking trails in and around Essex, including a 3.5-mile-long trail with a scenic overlook of North Cove. The trail is also dog-friendly, with steep stretches and a few tree roots to contend with. If you enjoy a moderate hike, check out the Long Trail. It’s an easy-to-moderate trail, with breathtaking views of the Connecticut River. The Long is also dog-friendly, and there are several paths that lead to the overlook.
If you’re looking for something more active, you’ll want to check out the Valley Railroad Company. The Valley Railroad Company regained independence in 1970, and reintroduced trains between Deep River and Essex. The town’s railroad station is called “Village Depot” and is located near Main Street. In addition to displaying historical buildings, the museum also features a working model of a submarine that was used during World War II.
The Connecticut River is a popular attraction in Essex, and it’s no wonder that the town is known for its beautiful scenery. The Connecticut Steam Train runs through town, and it’s one of the most popular attractions in the town. However, some attractions are closed for maintenance, or temporary closures. The Griswold Inn has been welcoming travelers since 1776, and is still one of the oldest buildings in the state. It’s a great place to spend a day relaxing and enjoying nature.
A visit to Essex is a must if you want to visit the area. The town’s many historic sites are a must-see, and there are also several museums and theaters to enjoy in the town. There’s a quaint riverfront and picturesque towns. The Connecticut River is a popular destination in Essex. A cruise along the river is a great way to explore the city. The scenic waterfront is a great spot for tourists.
The town’s seasonal celebrations include several holiday parades. A favorite is the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, which is a great way to celebrate the Irish heritage of the town. There are also a number of other festivities in the town, including the Fourth of July and Groundhog Day. In addition to historic festivals, Essex is home to a farmers’ market on Ivoryton Green. The theater has a capacity of 250 people and is open seasonally.