Town Plot Hill
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Town Plot is a neighborhood in the west end of the city of Waterbury, Connecticut. It has historical significance as the original settlement of Waterbury in 1674. This is commemorated with the Harrub Pilgrim Memorial statue at the corner of Highland and Sunnyside Avenues.
Town Plot is one of several neighborhoods in Waterbury with a strong Italian influence. The neighborhood is home to many Italian restaurants and delis, as well many Italian-American owned businesses. The neighborhood is also home to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. The parish is famous for its popular four day feast every July which draws thousands of visitors who come to enjoy homemade food as well as live Italian entertainment. The feast is specifically known for its fried dough, soffritto sandwiches, Italian ice, and pastries.
Town Plot makes up 29,211 of Waterbury's 110,189 population. Of that number, 14,355 are males and 14,856 are female. Town Plot has 11,861 households.
There is a fire station located in the center of Town Plot which serves the neighborhood out of the Highland Ave. fire house.
Town Plot Fire Station
|Engine 11||740 Highland Ave|
The following is a list of schools in Town Plot. The area consists of 3 public and 2 private schools, including 2 high schools. In April 2001, President George W. Bush visited B.W. Tinker School and praised the administration at Tinker, an urban school, for significantly improving the students' standardized test scores over the past eight years.
- B.W Tinker Elementary
- West Side Middle School
- Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School
- John F. Kennedy High School
- Holy Cross High School
- Nolan, Eric. "Town Plot Waterbury". Point 2. Retrieved June 10, 2013.