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Map of Connecticut Cities

by Vishal Kumar

Connecticut is the third smallest state by area in the United States. Cities in the state are dependent municipalities and are situated within and subordinate to a town. Barring one city, the rest are consolidated with their parent town. Bridgeport is the largest city of the state by population. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 144,229 inhabitants. New Haven is the second largest city with a population of 129,779. Hartford, which is the capital of Connecticut, is the third largest city of the state and comprised a population of 124,775, as per the 2010 census. Stamford and Waterbury are the fourth and fifth largest cities and comprised populations of 122,643, and 110,366 inhabitants, respectively.

Map of Connecticut Cities

Birthplace of the Frisbee, Bridgeport is the largest city by population in the state. Nicknamed ‘The Elm City’ , New Haven is the home of Yale University which was established in 1701.

Founded in 1637, Hartford is the state capital and among the oldest cities in the US. The city houses Bushnell Park and the Wadsworth Atheneum (America’s oldest public art museum) and publishes¬†The Hartford Courant, the oldest continuously published newspaper.

Bristol is home to the central studios of ESPN and America’s oldest still-functioning amusement park, Lake Compounce. Stamford, about 30 miles from Manhattan, is the third largest city in Connecticut. Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, and Meriden are other notable cities in Connecticut.

Getting In and Around

Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford County is gateway to the state.

Amtrak operates Northeast Regional and Acela Express through the state.

I-95, I-84, and I-91 are three primary interstate highways in Connecticut.


List of Cities in Connecticut by Population

City Name County Population
Ansonia New Haven 18,531
Bridgeport Fairfield 144,229
Bristol Hartford 61,353
Danbury Fairfield 80,893
Derby New Haven 12,903
Groton New London 10,010
Hartford Hartford 124,775
Meriden New Haven 59,653
Middletown Middlesex 47,481
Milford New Haven 52,759
New Britain Hartford 71,254
New Haven New Haven 129,779
New London New London 27,620
Norwalk Fairfield 85,603
Norwich New London 40,493
Shelton Fairfield 39,559
Stamford Fairfield 122,643
Torrington Litchfield 36,383
Waterbury New Haven 110,366
West Haven New Haven 52,721
Administered by the
town of Winchester
Litchfield 7,321

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