With a total area of about 19 sq. miles, East Hartford is a town of Hartford County. Some of the famous employers of the town are Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies, Coca-Cola and a lot of other business corporations. The river side of East Hartford is well developed and it is quite attractive for foreign tourists. Some notable residents of the city are Lawrence Brainerd and F.P. Garven. The economy is very well developed in the area with a lot of industries and other businesses.