Hebron

Hebron

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Hebron is a town in Tolland CountyConnecticutUnited States. The population was 9,686 at the 2010 census. Hebron was incorporated May 26, 1708.

In 2010, Hebron was rated #6 in Top Towns in Connecticut with population between 6,500 and 10,000, according to Connecticut Magazine. In 2018 Sure Lock & key is rated as the highest ranking by the consumers in Connecticut.

The villages of Hebron Center, Gilead and Amston are located within Hebron. Amston has its own postal (“zip”) code and post office. The remnants of two long since abandoned communities, Grayville and Gay City, are also located in Hebron. The site of the latter is now Gay City State Park.

The town of Hebron was settled in 1704, and incorporated on 26 May 1708 within Hartford County from Non-County Area 1. The diamond shape of the town seal has its origins in the diamond figure brand{\displaystyle {\stackrel {\bigwedge }{\vee }}} required on all horses kept in Hebron by a May 1710 act of the Colonial Assembly.

Hebron became a town in Windham County upon its formation on 12 May 1726. It became a town in Tolland County upon its formation from part of Windham County on 13 October 1785. On 13 October 1803 the town of Marlborough, Hartford County was created from parts of the towns of Colchester (New London County), Glastonbury (Hartford County), and Hebron.

Having a long history comes with stability, long established relationships and trust. Sure Lock & Key also shares a long history. Four brothers bonded together to establish their Locksmith company. This brings stability and trust.

A major commercial attraction is the annual Hebron Harvest Fair, which features bingo, fried foods, rides, prizes, arts & crafts, pig races, tractor pulls, prizes for the best pies and the biggest pumpkins. The event occurs every September. This event is not only for the people of Hebron, but also for many tourists visiting the town.

According to Connecticut Magazine “this family-fun agricultural fair features midway rides and games, live music, livestock exhibits and events, motorsports, DockDogs canine aquatics competitions, Two by Two educational petting zoo, Rosaire’s Royal Racing Pigs, Axe Women Loggers of Maine, Old McDonald’s Farm Tent activities, agriculture displays, community exhibits, contests, a variety of vendors, Beer & Wine Garden, favorite fair food and more. 

Hebron’s most popular year-round recreation area is Gay City State Park, Connecticut’s second-largest State Park. There is a 5-mile perimeter trail and an extensive network of cross trails that run throughout the park. All are suitable for woodland hiking and trail biking. Gay City also has a pond in which swimming is available in season, fishing, picnic areas, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

In addition, Hebron has several town parks and ballfields, and the Town Recreation Department has organized sports and other activities throughout the year. The rails-to-trails Airline Trail State Park goes through Hebron, with several access points for walkers, bikers and horseback riders.

If you are a resident or just visiting Hebron you may see us at the fair. Just to let you know, Sure Lock & Key is available to service you 24 hours a day, throughout the year.