Middlesex County, Connecticut

county in Connecticut, United States

Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the U.S. State of Connecticut. As of the 2020 census, the population was 164,245.[1] The county has a total area of 1,137 km² (439 mi²). 956 km² (369 mi²) of it is land and 181 km² (70 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 15.90% water.

Middlesex County
Raymond E Baldwin Courthouse
Raymond E Baldwin Courthouse
Map of Connecticut highlighting Middlesex County
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
Map of the United States highlighting Connecticut
Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°26′N 72°31′W / 41.44°N 72.52°W / 41.44; -72.52
Country United States
State Connecticut
FoundedMay, 1785
Named forMiddlesex, England
Seatnone (since 1960)
Middletown (before 1960)
Largest cityMiddletown
 • Total439 sq mi (1,140 km2)
 • Land369 sq mi (960 km2)
 • Water70 sq mi (200 km2)  15.9%
 • Total164,245
 • Density370/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Census - Geography Profile: Middlesex County, Connecticut". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 20, 2021.