Wethersfield, Connecticut

town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States

Wethersfield is a town in Connecticut. It is in Hartford County. Many records from colonial times spell the name Weathersfield. However, Native Americans called it Pyquag. There were 27,298 people living in Wethersfield in 2020.[2]

Wethersfield, Connecticut
Joseph Webb and Isaac Stevens houses
Joseph Webb and Isaac Stevens houses
Ye Most Auncient Towne in Connecticut[1]
Wethersfield's location within Hartford County and Connecticut
Wethersfield's location within the Capitol Planning Region and the state of Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°42′51″N 72°39′09″W / 41.71417°N 72.65250°W / 41.71417; -72.65250Coordinates: 41°42′51″N 72°39′09″W / 41.71417°N 72.65250°W / 41.71417; -72.65250
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
RegionCapitol Region
SettledOctober 1634
IncorporatedFebruary 21, 1637
Named forWethersfield, Essex
 • Total13.1 sq mi (34.0 km2)
 • Land12.3 sq mi (31.9 km2)
 • Water0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
43 ft (13 m)
 • Total27,298
 • Density2,100/sq mi (800/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Code
Area codes860/959
FIPS code09-84900
GNIS feature ID212042[3]
U.S. Highways
State Routes

References Edit

  1. Official Web Site of the Town of Wethersfield
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Census - Geography Profile: Wethersfield town, Hartford County, Connecticut". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 23, 2021.
  3. "Wethersfield". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

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