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Connecticut Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 4,845 sq miles
    (water) 698 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 5,543 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 88 miles from the central New York border, directly east to the Rhode Island border
  • Vertical Length: 60 miles from Bridgeport, straight north to the Massachusetts border

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (3) Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York
  • Counties: (8) Map
  • County: (largest by population) Fairfield 891,469
  • Geographic Center: Located in East Berlin, in Hartford County
  • Highest Point: Mt. Frissell, at 2,380 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: 498 ft.
  • Relative Location

Connecticut Photographs

mt frissell

Mt. Frissell, at 2,380 ft.

Connecticut Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Stamford Fairfield 203
Bridgeport Fairfield 203
Hartford Hartford 860
Torrington Litchfield 860
Middletown Middlesex 860
Waterbury New Haven 203
New Haven New Haven 203
Norwich New London 860
Vernon Rockville Tolland 860
Willimantic Windham 860

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This page was last updated on November 16, 2017.