Uber Sharon, Connecticut
What is Uber you may ask? Is Uber available in Sharon, Connecticut It’s the coolest and cheapest private driver service. And Yes! Uber is available Sharon, Connecticut! In fact, there is an appfor that available on both iPhone, Android and Windows phones! The following are a few helpful hints tips and trick to help your very first Uber ride in Sharon, Connecticut
Just think about traveling to Sharon, Connecticut for your vacation or business trip. You might think that the only way around is with a traditional, expensive taxi service or by public transportation which takes hours to get from one destination to another.
The lions share of consumers traveilng around the United States believe that these modes of transportation are reputable and would never try to scam a tourist or business traveler that has not had a chance to familiarize themselves with the area they are visiting.
After your reservations with the airline have been confirmed, and your hotel accomidations have been solidified, the only thing left on your todo list is figure out how you will get around town once you arrive. The nicer resorts and hotels have a shuttle service that will take you to and from the airport. But if your hotel does not have a shuttle, nor is near a bus stop; then really you only have 3 choices left.
- Friends or Relatives
- Traditional Taxicab
TaxiCabs have been in business in the USA since the invention of the autombile. Millions use traditional taxicabs all the time. Their big disadvantage is price and inconvience. If you are in densley populated area, you can usually hail a cab in 5 minutes, however, if you live in sparsley populated area, a cab can take 45 minutes to pick you up.
How To Use Uber in Sharon, Connecticut
The following steps will make using Uber in Sharon, Connecticut a breeze.
- It is easy to register. Start by clicking the graphic banner at the bottom to recieve your discount code. Once you are registered, the next step is to download the App by Uber from the app store, next you need to input your credit card account details, and verify that you have recieved your first time riders Discount Code for a FREE Ride. It is required that you enter the uber discount code prior to requesting your very first Uber ride in Sharon, Connecticut.
- . Verify how many Uber Sharon, Connecticutcars are available to pickup riders close to your location in Sharon, Connecticut
- Next check how many cars, employed by Uber, are in the Sharon, Connecticut area and are can pickup riders that are in your current eighborhood.
- Now it is time to summon a ride. The nearest driver for Uber driver in the Sharon, Connecticut area gets the request, via their Uber Partners app, with your pickup destination.
- Make sure that you wither call or text the Uber driver with any information the driver will need to find you, such as out in front of a business. Reminder: If you live in a gated community, Do not forget to text the driver with your gate code!
- After the ride is complete, it is time to rat your experience. Please be mindful that a negative rating can severely hurt a drivers reputation, so only rate low if absolutely necessary.
- Its time to pay. Stop reaching for your wallet. All fares are taken care of via the credit card stored on your account. But don't fret, the first fare is on us. Tipping is appreciated, but not required (there is nowhere to add a tip,so it will have to be a cash tp).
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Sharon, Connecticut Information:
Hotchkiss Memorial Library
Location in Litchfield County, Connecticut
|Coordinates: 41°52′N 73°27′W / 41.867°N 73.450°WCoordinates: 41°52′N 73°27′W / 41.867°N 73.450°W
| • Type
| • First selectman
||Brent M. Colley (R)
| • Selectman
||Dale Jones (R)
| • Selectman
||Jessica K. Fowler (D)
| • Total
||59.6 sq mi (154.4 km2)
| • Land
||58.7 sq mi (152.0 km2)
| • Water
||0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
||1,135 ft (346 m)
| • Total
| • Density
||52/sq mi (20/km2)
| • Summer (DST)
Sharon is a town located in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the northwest corner of the state. It is bounded on the north by Salisbury, on the east by the Housatonic River, on the south by Kent, and on the west by Dutchess County, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 2,782, roughly a third more than it had had 230 years earlier.
- 1 History
- 1.1 Sharon in 1919
- 1.2 Historic sites
- 2 Geography
- 2.1 Principal communities
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Transportation
- 5 Notable residents and natives
- 6 References
- 7 External links
The first inhabitants of the area they called Poconnuck were the Mattabesec Indians. These were part of what became known as the Wappinger confederacy which in turn belonged to the loose Algonquian confederacy.
- 1739: Sharon is incorporated. It is named after the Plain of Sharon.
- 1765: John Cotton Smith, a prominent Connecticut politician, is born in Sharon.
- 1782: The population of Sharon grows to over 2,230 people.
- 1960: Young Americans for Freedom is founded at the estate of William F. Buckley, Jr. in Sharon. The founding statement of this group will thus be known as the Sharon Statement.
Sharon in 1919
The following is a description of Sharon and its surroundings from a 1919 guide book to New England travel:
This is a village of rural loveliness which attracts many summer boarders. The Street, 200 feet [actually 12 rods] wide and two miles long, is bordered by grand old elms forming a natural arbor. The Soldiers' Monument with a stone cannon, and a stone clock tower are the modern features of the village. The Governor John Cotton Smith House, a fine specimen of Georgian architecture, is still perfectly preserved. The fine old George King brick house (1800) is at the head of the street. The C. C. Tiffany house (1757) is perhaps the oldest in the town. The old Pardee brick house (James Pardee House) (1782) stands by the Stone Bridge. The Prindle house is a spacious gambrel roof dwelling on Gay St. near the charming lakelet which furnishes a natural reservoir for the village water supply. The picturesque old Gay House has the builder's initials "M. G. 1765" on a stone in the gable.
In the early days Sharon was a place of busy and varied industries. Iron was manufactured here as early as 1743, and continued an important industry up to fifty years ago. During the Civil War munitions were made here, and it was then in the shops of the Hotchkiss Company in this village that the Hotchkiss explosive shell for rifled guns was invented, which led to the expansion of the company and its removal to Bridgeport.
To the north of the village is Mudge Pond, or Crystal Lake, and beyond, Indian Mountain (1200 ft). At the western foot of the mountain, on the [New York] State line, lies Indian Pond, now called Wequagnock Lake. On the edge of this lake was an Indian village where the Moravians early established a mission that did great work among the Indians. To the Moravians it was known as " Gnadensee," the Lake of Grace.
From Sharon the route runs northward past Lake Wononpakook and Lake Wononskopomuc, the latter an Indian word meaning "sparkling water." Between the lakes, as the road forks right, is situated the widely known Hotchkiss School. On the right, half a mile from Lakeville, is the residence of Hon. Wm. Travers Jerome, formerly District Attorney of New York City.
Sharon has 6 sites listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places:
- Ebenezer Gay House, Main St., Sharon
- George King House, 12 N. Main St., Sharon
- Gov. Smith Homestead, South Main St., Sharon
- James Pardee House, 129 N. Main St., Sharon
- Sharon Historic District, roughly Main St. from Low Rd. to its junction with Mitchelltown, Amenia Union, and W. Woods Rds., Sharon
- Sharon Valley Historic District
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 59.6 square miles (154.3 km²), of which, 58.7 square miles (152.0 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²) of it is water. The total area is 1.44% water. Sharon is part of the Northwest Highlands of Connecticut, a region in and around the watershed of the Housatonic River. The Appalachian Trail passes through a few miles east of Sharon, near West Cornwall and U.S. Route 7.
- Amenia Union
- Sharon center
- Sharon Valley
- Main Street & Green
- West Woods
U.S. Decennial Census
Sharon, Connecticut Weather
Why Is Uber Better than TaxiCab?
Uber has two advanatges over a traditional taxicab service.
Price - Uber costs less per ride than a traditional taxi service. Because drivers use their own personal vehicles instead of a costly commercial fleet, their costs are much lower than a traditional taxicab service.
Convience - Uber is an app based service with a clean and simple UI. Uber uses GPS coordinates to pinpoint the closest driver. They give you an updated Estimated Time of Arrival, for both when your Uber driver arrives at your door, and also an ETA for when are supposed to arrive at your destination.
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