Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties

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Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Fairfield 1666 May 10 Details Colonial Lands Litchfield 1751
Hartford 1666 May 10 Details Colonial Lands Litchfield 1751, Middlesex 1785, Windham 1726
Litchfield 1751 Oct 14 Details Hartford, Fairfield none
Middlesex 1785 May 02 Details Hartford, New London, New Haven none
New Haven 1666 May 10 Details Colonial Lands Middlesex 1785
New London 1666 May 10 Details Colonial Lands Windham 1726, Middlesex 1785
Tolland 1786 Oct 13 Details Windham none
Windham 1726 May 12 Details Hartford, New London Tolland 1786

References[edit | edit source]

  1. [ Connecticut Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.