Maps of Connecticut: Exploring the State with Maps and Landmarks

Connecticut is a state located in the New England region of the United States. It is the southernmost state in the region and is bordered by Massachusetts to the north, Rhode Island to the east, Long Island Sound to the south, and New York to the west. Its capital is Hartford, and its largest city is Bridgeport.

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Map of Connecticut (Region)

Maps of Connecticut
Regional Map 2013

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Map of Connecticut Counties by Population (2020 census)

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Map of USA showing Connecticut

Map of USA showing Connecticut

CT – DOC Facilities Map

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COVID-19 Cases in Connecticut by Counties

COVID-19 Cases in Connecticut by counties

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Connecticut, from Actual Survey, Made in 1811 – NARA

Connecticut, from Actual Survey, Made in 1811 - NARA

Population density of Connecticut counties (2020)

Population density of Connecticut counties (2020)
Population density of Connecticut

Raymark Superfund Site Map 2016

Raymark Superfund Site Map 2016

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Map of the Atlantic Highway

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Map of the state of Connecticut showing Indian trails, villages and sachemdoms

Map of the state of Connecticut showing Indian trails, villages and sachemdoms

Guide and Facts

Quick Facts

Instance ofState
Part ofNew England region
Named afterMohican word "Quinnehtukqut" meaning "beside the long tidal river"
LocationNortheastern United States
State Nickname"The Constitution State"
Population3,565,287 (as of 2020)
Origin of State NameMohican word "Quinnehtukqut" meaning "beside the long tidal river"

State Symbols

State FlowerMountain Laurel
State BirdAmerican Robin
State TreeCharter Oak
State FlagConnecticut State Flag
State SoilWindsor Soil Series
State GameSquirrel
State Song"Yankee Doodle"


State NameConnecticut
Nickname"The Constitution State"
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
10 Largest CitiesBridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Hartford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, New Britain, Bristol, Meriden
5 Smallest CitiesBridgewater, Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Hartland
Area5,567 square miles (14,357 square kilometers)
Land in sq.mi4,842 square miles (12,542 square kilometers)
Water in sq.mi725 square miles (1,875 square kilometers)
TimezoneEastern Time Zone
UTC-5/-4 hours
Population3,565,287 (as of 2020)
Population Rank in US29th
Highest PointMount Frissell (2,380 feet/725 meters)
Lowest PointLong Island Sound (sea level)
Lowest Temperature Records-32 °F (-36 °C) on February 16, 1943, in Falls Village
Highest Temperature Record106 °F (41 °C) on July 22, 1926, in Danbury and Griswold
Elevation above sea level500 feet (150 meters) average


Joined the UnionJanuary 9, 1788
Legislative bodyConnecticut General Assembly
Executive bodyOffice of the Governor
Highest judicial authorityConnecticut Supreme Court
Official languageNone (English is the de facto language)
Anthem"Yankee Doodle"
State RouteConnecticut Route X (e.g., Connecticut Route 15)
AirportsBradley International Airport, Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Groton-New London Airport, Hartford-Brainard Airport
Official Website


Area Code203, 475, 860
Country Code+1
Bordering StatesMassachusetts, Rhode Island, New York
National ParksNone (but has many state parks and forests)
Famous PeopleMark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Newman, John Mayer, Michael Bolton, Meg Ryan, Seth MacFarlane


Number of Colleges and Universities44
Top 5 Largest Universities by Enrollment

  1. University of Connecticut

  2. Central Connecticut State University

  3. Eastern Connecticut State University

  4. Southern Connecticut State University

  5. Western Connecticut State University

Number of High Schools205
Top 3 High Schools by Ranking

  1. Darien High School

  2. Greenwich High School

  3. Weston High School

Number of Public Libraries211


Gross Domestic Product (GDP)$291 billion (2019)
Major Industries

  • Finance and insurance

  • Health care and social assistance

  • Manufacturing

  • Retail trade

  • Wholesale trade

  • Information technology

  • Education services

Top Employers

  1. Yale New Haven Health System

  2. Hartford HealthCare

  3. United Technologies Corporation (UTC)

  4. Cigna Corporation

  5. Travelers Companies, Inc.

  6. Walgreens Boots Alliance

  7. Aetna Inc.

State Income Tax Rate3% to 6.99%
Minimum Wage$13 per hour (2021)
Cost of Living Index106.7 (U.S. average is 100)
Major Agricultural Products

  • Dairy products

  • Nursery and greenhouse products

  • Livestock and poultry

  • Seafood

  • Fruits and vegetables


Major HighwaysI-84, I-91, I-95, I-291, I-384, I-395, I-691, I-84, Route 2, Route 8, Route 9, Route 15, Route 25, Route 44, Route 84, Route 91
Number of Airports7
Busiest AirportBradley International Airport (BDL)
Number of Train Stations54
Amtrak StationsNew Haven, Hartford, New London, Stamford, and Windsor Locks


Famous FoodsLobster Roll, Steamed Cheeseburger, Apizza, Fried Clams, Clam Chowder, New Haven-style Pizza, Connecticut-style Hot Dog, Grinders, Apple Cider Donuts
Famous BeveragesFoxon Park Soda, Hosmer Mountain Soda, Avery's Beverages, Steaz Tea
Regional SpecialtiesSeafood, Pizza, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Clam Chowder, Steamed Cheeseburgers, Grinders, Apple Cider Donuts


Number of Hospitals31
Number of Acute Care Hospitals22
Number of Children's Hospitals1
Number of Teaching Hospitals8
Number of Community Health Centers17
Number of Dentists per 100,000 Population51.8
Number of Physicians per 100,000 Population290.1
Life Expectancy80.8 years
Infant Mortality Rate4.5 deaths per 1,000 live births


  • Connecticut was originally inhabited by various Native American tribes, including the Pequot and Mohegan.
  • Dutch traders were the first Europeans to arrive in the area in the early 1600s, followed by English settlers who established the Connecticut Colony in 1636.
  • Connecticut played an important role in the American Revolution, including being the site of key battles such as the Battle of Ridgefield and the Battle of New Haven.
  • In the 19th century, Connecticut was a major center of industrialization, particularly in the areas of textiles, firearms, and transportation.


  • Connecticut is located in the northeastern region of the United States, bordered by Massachusetts to the north, Rhode Island to the east, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south.
  • The state has a diverse landscape that includes rolling hills, forests, and coastal plains.
  • Connecticut’s major rivers include the Connecticut River and the Housatonic River, and the state also has numerous lakes and reservoirs.
  • The state’s highest point is Bear Mountain, which rises to an elevation of 2,380 feet.


  • Connecticut is known as the “Constitution State,” as it is home to the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, a document that is often considered to be one of the earliest examples of a written constitution.
  • The state’s largest city is Bridgeport, and its capital is Hartford.
  • Connecticut is one of the smallest states in the US by area, but it has a relatively high population density.
  • The state is home to many prestigious colleges and universities, including Yale University and the University of Connecticut.