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Plantsville Historic District
Plantsville Charles Cowles House.jpg
Charles Cowles House
Location Roughly bounded by Prospect St., Summer St., Quinnipiac River, Grove St., S. Main St., W. Main St., and West St., Southington, Connecticut
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Architect Cady,Josiah Cleveland
Architectural style(s) Greek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne
Governing body Local

Plantsville is a neighborhood in the town of Southington, Hartford County, Connecticut. It is centered at the merger between South Main Street (road from the Milldale section) and West Main Street (road from the Marion section). As of the 2000 Census there were 10,387 people living in the Zip Code Tabulation Area for zip code 06479, which is assigned the postal city name Plantsville. The Zip Code Tabulation Area includes the entire southwestern corner of the town of Southington, including Marion and Milldale.

Geography

Plantsville is located at geographical coordinates 41° 35′ 2" North, 72° 53′ 33" West (41.584, -72.892448).

Demographics

At the time of the 2000 Census there was a total of 10,387 people living within the Plantsville Zip Code Tabulation Area. The Median Age was 38.3.

Attractions

The Plantsville Historic District, which is a historic district that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, represents the core area of the neighborhood. The historic district includes the H. D. Smith Company Building, also NRHP-listed.

Businesses and community facilities in downtown Plantsville include a firehouse, Kess cafe, Dunkin Donuts, Faith Living Church, numerous stores, antique stores, Ragozzino's Deli & Catering, the Plantsville Pharmacy and a bank. Apple Valley Bowl is also located in Plantsville.

Education

There are three schools located in Plantsville: Plantsville School, Strong Elementary School, and John F. Kennedy Middle School.


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