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Welcome to Durham Center ...

Durham Center is located in Middlesex County<1>.

The location of Durham Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Durham Center: Durham Ctr. (or less commonly used: Durham Cen., Durham Cent. or Durham Cntr.)

Durham Center is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Durham Center: (860)

Websites for Durham Center ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.middlesexchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Durham Center, the following might be of interest:

Adding Durham Center 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 Durham Center 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 Durham Center elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities near Durham Center ...

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

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Durham Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<5>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Durham Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Durham Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<5>
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Durham Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
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      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Durham Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Durham Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamden
      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Durham Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Durham Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Durham Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Durham Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<5>

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 Durham Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Durham Center.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Durham Center. 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 Durham Center.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Durham Center ...

Looking for more information about Durham Center? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Durham Center, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Durham Center.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Middlesex County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Durham Center. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Durham Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Durham Center) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Durham Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4748, Longitude: -72.6804       In this case, the coordinates for Durham Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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