17.6 Square Miles – Population 5,256
East Granby is a 17.6 square mile town located in North Central Connecticut in Hartford County. The Town Center is located at the crossroads of two major routes: Route 20 and Route 187. The southern portion of Town is defined by the Salmon Brook and Farmington River. Where the higher elevation of the Metacomet Ridge and the Farmington River meet forms the Tariffville Gorge. East and West of the Metacomet Ridgeline are defined by lowland areas of East Granby.
East Granby has transitioned from a rural community to a bedroom community, while still maintaining its small town character. Because of the ease of access to Interstate 91 and close proximity to the airport, East Granby is a desirable place to locate a business. Housing in East Granby continues to be desirable with highly ranked schools and ample recreational amenities located in town to contribute to the high quality of life.
East Granby operates under a Board of Selectmen/Board of Finance/Town Meeting form of government. The elected First Selectman is the full time town administrator whose office is located in Town Hall. Economic Development incentives for locating in East Granby are available in some instances through the town and state governments.