About New Haven County

Inspiring New Haven County, CT  is an enclave of independent thinking, culture and spirit.  From the sparkling shoreline beaches to the inland forests, the area is booming with education and innovation.  Your New Haven County rental apartment is in the literal center of it all.

Situated in south central Connecticut , New Haven County is known for a concentration of top academic institutions, including Yale University, University of New Haven, Quinnipiac College, Southern Connecticut State University, and Albertus Magnus College for Women.

The academic attitude gives all New Haven County residents and local schools access to top cultural, historical, athletic, teaching and medical facilities.

That includes three of New England’s top 50 hospitals: Yale-New Haven Hospital, the Hospital of St. Raphael, and the VA Medical Center.

New Haven County’s vibrant growth and desirable quality of life is supported by a healthy economic base that includes thriving manufacturing, electronics, and service industries.

A strong infrastructure of major roadways and commuter rail lines provide easy travel through the county’s 862 square miles and 29 towns, as well as to New York and Boston.  New Haven itself is served locally by a commuter rail line, to the north and south by Amtrak, and to New York by Metro-North.  New Haven’s Tweed airport connects flyers to Philadelphia, and from there to destinations worldwide.

Step out of your New Haven County apartment in Hamden, CT and head north to Waterbury or south to Long Island Sound. Plan a day on the water, or camp deep in a state park.  Visit museums or theaters, festivals and dairy farms. Choose from a dozen top golf courses, three of which are right on your rental doorstep.  Take advantage of nearby Connecticut state properties with their river and lake shores or lounge on sandy beaches. Pursue outdoor sports in winter and summer.  Visit the famous 67-foot brontosaurus fossil at the Peabody Museum’s Hall of Dinosaurs.

And don’t forget the entertainment resource that is New Haven, CT. Perhaps best known as the home of Yale University, New Haven is the second largest city in Connecticut and the sixth largest in New England. You’ll find collegiate sports, major concert events, shops, museums, festivals, and 56 Zagat-rated restaurants – the most in Connecticut.

Your Aspen Communities New Haven County apartment puts you at the center of an energized, enriching community, surrounded by history and scenery that’s hard to beat.