Kensington is a census-designated place (CDP) and section of the town of Berlin in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. The Berlin town offices are located in Kensington. The population was 8,541 at the 2000 census.
The Henry Hooker House is a historic home in Kensington.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.4 square miles (14.0 km2), of which, 5.3 square miles (13.6 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km2) of it (2.95%) is water.