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Welcome to Bolton ...

Bolton is located in Tolland County<1>.

Bolton is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Bolton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bolton lies within the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for Bolton: 06043<3>

Websites for Bolton ...

Official Website: www.bolton.govoffice.com/

Adding Bolton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Bolton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Bolton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bolton on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bolton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Bolton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Bolton - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bolton.

Communities near Bolton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bolton.

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<5>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
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    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
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      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hartford
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Enfield [Hartford County]
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      • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bolton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bolton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bolton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bolton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bolton. See our Newspapers Page for Bolton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bolton ...

Looking for more information about Bolton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bolton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bolton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About Tolland County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bolton: www.bolton.govoffice.com/

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Tolland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bolton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Bolton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bolton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Bolton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bolton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bolton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bolton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7699, Longitude: -72.4338    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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