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West Hartford [Hartford County] Connecticut was named in 1806 and incorporated from Hartford, May, 1854. Formerly called West Division. Area, 22.4 sq. miles. Population, est., 55,951. Voting districts, 10. Principal industries, manufacture of turbines, automobile parts, coil pipe, ball bearings, electrical supplies, screws, small tools and machinery, precision machinery tools, chucks, dies, chemical products, air conditioning units, and plastics. To a large extent, a residential area. It includes the village of Elmwood, and neighborhoods of Bishops Corner, Corbin's Corner, Park Road and West Hartford Center.It is considered to be a part of the Greater Hartford Metro Area.