Litchfield County , Connecticut

Litchfield County: County in Connecticut, United States

Litchfield County locator map
Location of Litchfield County on Connecticut map.

About

Litchfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the population was 189,927 and a population density of 78 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 179,610 inhabitants. Its county seat is Litchfield. The county was created 270 years ago in 1750.

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Geography

Litchfield County is located at 41°47'33"N 73°14'43"W (41.7924900, -73.2453200). It has 6 neighbors: Fairfield County, Hartford County, New Haven County, Berkshire County, Hampden County and Dutchess County.

Litchfield County map

The largest city of Litchfield County is West Torrington with a population of 36,000. Other cities include, Torrington population 33,870, Winsted population 7,712 and Bantam population 725. See all Litchfield County cities & populated places.

Litchfield County Quick Facts

Population : 179,610 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
Area : 2446 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : Lichfield
Altitude : 1,253 feet / 382 meters
Capital : Litchfield
Establishment : January 01, 1751
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:50:38 (16th October 2021)
Density : 73 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.74% (2010-2020)

Litchfield County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Litchfield County decreased by 5.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 189,927 - census
2011 188,972 -0.51% estimation process
2012 187,570 -0.75% estimation process
2013 186,836 -0.39% estimation process
2014 185,343 -0.81% estimation process
2015 184,122 -0.66% estimation process
2016 182,793 -0.73% estimation process
2017 181,667 -0.62% estimation process
2018 181,095 -0.32% estimation process
2019 180,333 -0.42% estimation process
2020 179,610 -0.4% estimation process

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People born in Litchfield County (9)

People born in Litchfield County, including consumer rights activist and corporate critic Ralph Nader, politician Amasa Junius Parker, religious leader, writer and educator Charles Grandison Finney, you can see a list of people who born in Litchfield County.

  • Elisha Mitchell (educator, geologist) he was born in 19/08/1793
  • Lemuel Cook (American veteran) he was born in 10/09/1759
  • Gerald A. Browne (American author and editor) he was born in 29/11/1924
  • William Stone Hubbell (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 19/04/1837
  • Mary Bidwell (American supercentenarian) she was born in 19/05/1881
  • Mason Ellsworth Hale (American lichenologist) he was born in 29/09/1928

Other places with the same name (1)

Litchfield County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Litchfield County.

City Name Population Title
West Torrington 36,000 Human settlement in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America
Torrington 33,870 City in Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
New Milford 26,683 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America
Watertown 21,517 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Plymouth 11,552 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Winchester Center 10,830 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Woodbury 9,453 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Winsted 7,712 City in Connecticut, United States
Thomaston 7,505 Town in Connecticut, United States
New Hartford 6,639 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Harwinton 5,400 Town in Connecticut
Barkhamsted 3,587 Town in Connecticut
Salisbury 3,584 Town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Washington 3,419 Town in Connecticut
Bethlehem 3,385 Town
Goshen 2,856 Town in Connecticut, United States

Connecticut Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Fairfield County 942,426 County in Connecticut, United States
Hartford County 889,226 County in Connecticut, United States
New Haven County 851,948 County in Connecticut, United States
New London County 264,999 County in Connecticut, United States
Middlesex County 161,657 County in Connecticut, United States
Tolland County 150,600 County in Connecticut, United States
Bridgeport 143,525 County seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Stamford 131,397 City in Connecticut, United States
New Haven 130,801 City in Connecticut, United States
North Stamford 128,278 City in Connecticut, United States
Hartford 121,535 City in and capital of Connecticut, United States
Windham County 116,540 County in Connecticut, United States
Waterbury 106,826 City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Norwalk 88,655 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
East Norwalk 84,530 City in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
Danbury 84,317 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States