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About Bristol

Bristol is a suburban city located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, 20 mi southwest of Hartford. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 60,477. Bristol is primarily known as the home of ESPN, whose central studios are in the city. Bristol is also home to Lake Compounce, America's oldest still-functioning theme park. Bristol was known as a clock-making city in the 19th century, and is home to the American Clock & Watch Museum. Bristol's nicknames include the "Bell City", because of a history manufacturing innovative spring-driven doorbells, and the "Mum City", because it was once a leader in chrysanthemum production and still holds an annual Bristol Mum Festival. In 2010, Bristol was ranked 84th on Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live". In 2013, Hartford Magazine ranked Bristol as Greater Hartford's top municipality in the "Best Bang for the Buck" category.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Bristol-CT-USA. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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It is currently 10:39 PM in Bristol. Bristol uses Eastern Standard Time and also supports Eastern Daylight Time.

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