Connecticut , US

Connecticut: State in the northeastern United States

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Connecticut Quick Facts

Population : 3,557,006
Country : United States of America
Head of government : Governor of Connecticut
Area : 14357 km2
Water as percent of area : 12.65%
Land as percent of area : 87.35%
Continent : North America
Northernmost point : Point(-73.4325 42.0506)
Legislative body : Connecticut General Assembly
Named for : Connecticut River
Altitude : 499 feet / 152 meters
Capital : Hartford
Establishment : January 01, 1788 (233 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, America/New_York
Local time : 15:58:26 (1st December 2021)
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Location of Connecticut
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Seal of Connecticut
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Geography

Connecticut is located at 41°40'1"N 72°39'59"W (41.6670400, -72.6664800). It has 3 neighbors: New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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The largest city of Connecticut is Bridgeport with a population of 143,525. Other cities include, Stamford population 131,397, New Haven population 130,801, North Stamford population 128,278 and Hartford population 121,535. See all Connecticut cities & populated places.

Largest Cities in Connecticut (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Connecticut.

City Name Title County Population
Bridgeport County seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States Fairfield 143,525
Stamford City in Connecticut, United States Fairfield 131,397
New Haven City in Connecticut, United States New Haven 130,801
North Stamford City in Connecticut, United States Fairfield 128,278
Hartford City in and capital of Connecticut, United States Hartford 121,535
Waterbury City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States New Haven 106,826
Norwalk City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States Fairfield 88,655
East Norwalk City in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America Fairfield 84,530
Danbury City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States Fairfield 84,317
New Britain City in Connecticut Hartford 72,198
West Hartford Town in Connecticut, United States Hartford 62,868
Greenwich Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States Fairfield 62,769
Fairfield Town in Connecticut, United States of America Fairfield 62,215
Hamden Town in Connecticut, US New Haven 60,294
Bristol City in Connecticut, United States Hartford 59,734
Meriden City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States New Haven 58,981

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  • Ned Lamont , 2019-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Dannel Malloy , 9 January, 2019 2011-01-05T00:00:00Z

Connecticut has 3 neighbours.

  • Tolland County
  • Hartford County
  • Fairfield County
  • New Haven County
  • Litchfield County
  • Windham County
  • Middlesex County
  • New London County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 1,114,756 - census
1920 1,380,631 19.26% census
1930 1,606,903 14.08% census
1940 1,709,242 5.99% census
1950 2,007,280 14.85% census
1960 2,535,234 20.82% census
1970 3,031,709 16.38% census
1980 3,107,576 2.44% census
1990 3,287,116 5.46% census
2000 3,405,565 3.48% census
2010 3,574,097 4.72% census
2011 3,588,283 0.4% estimation process
2012 3,594,547 0.17% estimation process
2013 3,594,841 0.01% estimation process
2014 3,594,524 -0.01% estimation process
2015 3,587,122 -0.21% estimation process
2016 3,578,141 -0.25% estimation process
2017 3,573,297 -0.14% estimation process
2018 3,571,520 -0.05% estimation process
2019 3,565,287 -0.17% estimation process
2020 3,557,006 -0.23% estimation process

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People born in Connecticut (200)

People born in Connecticut, including economist Franklin Henry Giddings, Augustine Sackett, inventor David Bushnell, you can see a list of people who born in Connecticut.

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Connecticut Counties

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Fairfield County 942,426
Hartford County 889,226
New Haven County 851,948
New London County 264,999
Litchfield County 179,610
Middlesex County 161,657
Tolland County 150,600
Windham County 116,540

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