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Welcome to East Cornwall ...

East Cornwall is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for East Cornwall: E. Cornwall

East Cornwall is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

East Cornwall lies within the (860) area code.

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

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

Communities near East Cornwall ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Cornwall.

  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of East Cornwall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<5>
  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of East Cornwall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
  • New Milford [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
    • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of East Cornwall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
  • Watertown [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watertown
    • Watertown [Litchfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of East Cornwall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,578 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plymouth [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Litchfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of East Cornwall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Winchester [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Litchfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of East Cornwall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Burlington [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of East Cornwall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Woodbury [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Litchfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of East Cornwall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Dover [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of East Cornwall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Litchfield [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield
      • Litchfield [Litchfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of East Cornwall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<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 East Cornwall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Cornwall.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Cornwall ...

Looking for more information about East Cornwall? 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 East Cornwall, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Cornwall.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About Litchfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Cornwall. 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 Litchfield, 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 East Cornwall - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- East Cornwall) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Cornwall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8093, Longitude: -73.3073       In this case, the coordinates for East Cornwall 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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