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

Hartford County is one of the original counties of Connecticut and was founded in 1666.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hartford had a population of 879,835 people. This is an increase of 2.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 857,183 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hartford represented 25.17% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 2nd most populous county (out of 8 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010894,014+4.3%+1.61% since 2009
2009879,835+2.64%+0.4% since 2008
2008876,319+2.23%+0.25% since 2007
2007874,107+1.97% 
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2000857,183The Last Census

More information can be found on the Hartford County Census Page for Hartford County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Hartford County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Hartford County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Hartford   124,060121,5782.04% increase  
Hartford   124,060121,5782.04% increase  
New Britain   70,54871,5381.38% decrease  
New Britain   70,54871,5381.38% decrease  
Bristol   61,02760,0621.61% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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