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History and Facts of Connecticut Counties

Connecticut Counties –

List of Connecticut Counties

Colorado is divided into 8 counties.

List of Old Former / Extinct Connecticut Counties

Connecticut has counties that no longer are in existence. A lot of these counties were established and disbanded within the 19th century; county borders have modified very little since 1900 in the vast most of states.

The below Connecticut counties no longer exist:

?? County, Connecticut

Created ? from ?. It was abolished ? and re-established as ? County on ?.

  • Westmoreland County was a county established by Connecticut in 1776 (the present day area of Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania), until it was ceded to Pennsylvania in 1784. It briefly seceded to become the State of Westmoreland
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Map of Connecticut County Boundary Changes from 1687 to 1960

This Interactive Map of Connecticut Counties show the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of Connecticut in 1687-1960.

Fun Facts about Connecticut Counties

County Name Facts

The County names:

  • 0 of them named for Native American words or people,
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Counties by Year

  • ? County was the first county created on ?.
  •  The last county to be formed was ? County on ?.
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Facts for County Size

  • ? County (000 sq mi) is the largest county in Connecticut.
  • ? County (000 sq mi) is the smallest county in Connecticut.

Facts for County Population (2017 Est.)

  • ? County (000) is the most populated county in Connecticut.
  • ? County (000) is the least populated county in Connecticut.

Facts for Connecticut Counties and Cities

Connecticut’s 10 largest cities (2010) are:

  1. Birmingham (000) is in ? County and ? Counties
  2. Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, New Britain, Meriden and Bristol