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

Tolland County was founded in 1785. Tolland was created by taking area from Hartford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tolland had a population of 150,461 people. This is an increase of 10.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 136,364 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tolland represented 4% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 7th 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
2010152,691+11.97%+1.48% since 2009
2009150,461+10.34%+0.36% since 2008
2008149,919+9.94%+1.16% since 2007
2000136,364The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Vernon   30,18228,0637.55% increase  
Mansfield   25,26820,72021.95% increase  
Ellington   14,82912,92114.77% increase  
Tolland   14,82313,14612.76% increase  
Coventry   12,30711,5046.98% 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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