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Acquidaneck, Connecticut

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Welcome to Acquidaneck ...

So far, we have found very little information about Acquidaneck. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Acquidaneck to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Acquidaneck, please Contact Us.

Acquidaneck would have been located within present day Windham County.

The location of Acquidaneck has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Acquidaneck is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Acquidaneck was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Acquidaneck would have been located in the (860) area code.

Communities near Acquidaneck ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Killingly   [Map]   17,172   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   25,912   W   18 miles [29 km]
Norwich   [Map]   39,470   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Norwich   [Map]   39,470   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Windham   [Map]   24,686   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coventry (RI)   [Map]   34,933   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Acquidaneck.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acquidaneck. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acquidaneck. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acquidaneck.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Acquidaneck:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Acquidaneck, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acquidaneck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acquidaneck) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acquidaneck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7876, Longitude: -71.8681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acquidaneck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Acquidaneck.

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