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

Litchfield County was founded in 1751. Litchfield was created by taking area from Hartford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Litchfield had a population of 188,728 people. This is an increase of 3.59% since the last Census (which gave a population of 182,193 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Litchfield represented 5.35% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 5th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010189,927+4.24%+0.64% since 2009
2008188,647+3.54%+0.1% since 2007
2000182,193The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Torrington   35,40835,2020.59% increase  
Torrington   35,40835,2020.59% increase  
New Milford   28,50527,1215.1% increase  
Watertown   22,21721,6612.57% increase  
Plymouth   12,01411,6343.27% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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