... The Connecticut River almost bisects the entire state of Connecticut perfectly in half.
... The first hamburger was born in Connecticut in 1895.
Connecticut is the third smallest state by area, but it still manages to have a population of 3.6 million people. It’s a densely populated state with a median household income of $76,106. This puts it in 6th place for income in the country, but this is only the beginning of Connecticut’s interesting tidbits.
The truth is that a lot of people packed into a small area means that they’ve figured out how to live so closely together and how to keep the economy going. Speaking of economy, multiple employers of note abound, including Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries, GE Capital, Mass Mutual, The Hartford, and Cigna. As you can tell from the employer list, insurance, banking, and financial services are very prominent in Connecticut.
Connecticut doesn’t hold back on the 4 seasons, with winters that can get not only chilly but heavy with snow and ice. Several feet of snow in January isn’t uncommon.
To get the full Connecticut experience, check out the incredible flora of the state. Incredible oak and New England-Acadian forests await, along with stunning displays of Rhododendrons.