SIMSBURY, a township of Hartford (disambiguation)|Hartford county, Connecticut, U.S.A., traversed by the Farmington river and about 10 m.
The township is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford and by the Central New England railways, which meet at Simsbury village.
In 1675, during King Philip's War, Simsbury was abandoned; and in 1676 it was burnt and pillaged by the Indians; but it was resettled in the following year.
Of Simsbury the township of Granby (pop.1910, 1383) was set off in 1786.
Of Simsbury was set off in 1806 as Canton (pop. in 1900, 2678).
Phelps, History of Simsbury, Granby and Canton from 1642 to 1845 (Hartford, 1845).
The first company began work about 1709, at Simsbury, Conn.