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Welcome to Bolton ...

Bolton is located in Tolland County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Bolton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

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

The telephone area code for Bolton: (860)

The ZIP code for Bolton: 06043<3>

Websites for Bolton ...

Official Website: www.bolton.govoffice.com/

Communities Also Named Bolton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Hartford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,535 people
  • New Britain
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,198 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain <4>
  • New Britain
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,198 people
  • West Hartford
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hartford
    • West Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,868 people
  • Manchester
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,362 people
  • East Hartford
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
    • East Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,630 people
  • Middletown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Middletown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,013 people
  • Enfield
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enfield
    • Enfield is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,559 people

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.

Adding Bolton to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bolton was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Bolton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bolton.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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