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Acropolis, Connecticut

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Welcome to Acropolis ...

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

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

Acropolis would have been located within present day Litchfield County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Acropolis is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Acropolis still existed, it would have been in the (203) & (475)<4> area codes.

Communities near Acropolis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Bristol   [Map]   60,223   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bristol   [Map]   60,223   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Danbury   [Map]   85,246   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Danbury   [Map]   85,246   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hamden   [Map]   61,284   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shelton   [Map]   41,397   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Acropolis. 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 Acropolis. 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 Acropolis.

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

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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 Acropolis, 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 Acropolis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Acropolis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acropolis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5365, Longitude: -73.2057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acropolis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Acropolis.

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