Plainville is run by a Town Manager, Town Council form of government. Robert Lee is the current town manager (as of August 2006). The Town Council comprises 7 members elected every 2 years. The Municipal Center located at 1 Central Square near the center of town. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of9.8square miles (25.4sq/km), of which 9.8square miles(25.3sq/km) is land and 0.1square miles(0.1sq/km) is water. The east side of the town is bordered by two prominent peaks of the Metacomet Ridge: Pinnacle Rock and Bradley Mountain. The 51 mile Metacomet Trail traverses those peaks. Plainville is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 17,328 at the 2000 census.