Somers is a town in Tolland County, Connecticut. The population was 10,417 at the 2000 census. The town center is listed by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place (CDP). In 2007, Money Magazine named Somers, Connecticut 53rd on its list of 100 Best Places to Live, based on "economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and a real sense of community."
Bordering Massachusetts, Somers is considered part of the City of Springfield, Massachusetts NECTA. Somers is only 9 miles from the City of Springfield, Massachusetts, and considered more oriented toward it than the City of Hartford, Connecticut which lies 16 miles to the south.
Somers is located at 41°59′N 72°27′W.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.5 square miles (74 km2), of which, 28.3 square miles (73 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.49%) is water. The town center CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all land.
The town's highest point, Bald Mountain, at 1,121 feet (342 m) is the highest point along the Connecticut River Valley in Connecticut. The rounded hill summit was recently purchased by the town and can be seen for many miles around.
Shallowbrook Equestrian Center is a long-established facility in Northern CT and the site of many top-rated shows. The 27-acre site has 2 indoor arenas, 60 stalls, 3 barn...
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