Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

Colchester: Town in the U.S. state of Connecticut

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Colchester is a town located in the county of New London in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,068 and a population density of 323 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,774 inhabitants.

The town was created 324 years ago in 1697.

Quick Facts about Colchester

Population : 15,774 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : New London County
Phone Area Codes : 860
Area : 49.8 km2
Altitude : 551 feet / 168, 144 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1698 (324 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:58:19 (1st December 2022)
Postal code : 06415
Density : 317 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.86% (2010-2020)
Colchester locator map
Location of Colchester on Connecticut map.
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ColchesterCT CraginMemorialLibrary
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Geography

Colchester is located at 41°34'32"N 72°19'55"W (41.5756500, -72.3320300).

Colchester map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Colchester decreased by 1.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,068 - census
2011 16,026 -0.26% estimation process
2012 16,072 0.29% estimation process
2013 16,020 -0.32% estimation process
2014 15,984 -0.23% estimation process
2015 15,891 -0.59% estimation process
2016 15,834 -0.36% estimation process
2017 15,914 0.5% estimation process
2018 15,884 -0.19% estimation process
2019 15,809 -0.47% estimation process
2020 15,774 -0.22% estimation process

Colchester zip code is 06415. County name: New London, County fips: 09011

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People born in Colchester (21)

People born in Colchester, including politician 1756-1834 Epaphroditus Champion, politician William R. Green, politician Henry C. Deming, .

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Schools in Colchester

College & universities near Colchester, CT

Code Name City ZIP
129215 Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic (CT) 06226

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Colchester, CT

Code Name Address Type
OSB Old Saybrook station 455 Boston Post Road RAIL
NLC New London Union Station 27 Water Street RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
HFD Hartford Union Station One Union Place RAIL
BER Berlin 51 Depot Road RAIL

Post offices near Colchester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Colchester Post Office Colchester (CT) 06415

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in New London County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in New London County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Norwich 38,619 City in Connecticut, USA
Groton 38,258 Town in Connecticut
New London 26,870 City in Connecticut, United States
Montville 18,463 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Ledyard 14,579 Town of the United States
Old Lyme 7,280 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Lebanon 7,112 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Pawcatuck 5,624 City in Connecticut, United States of America
North Stonington 5,197 City in New London County, Connecticut, United States of America
Preston City 5,000 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Lisbon 4,238 Town in Connecticut, USA
Long Hill 4,205 Census designated place
Mystic 4,205 Village in Connecticut
Salem 4,083 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Old Mystic 3,554 Village in the United States
Jewett City 3,396 City in Griswold, Connecticut, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Colchester distances to largest Connecticut cities