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Welcome to East Hartford ...

The Town of East Hartford is located in Hartford County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for East Hartford: E. Hartford

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of East Hartford has a population of 49,872 people<3> (see below for details).

East Hartford is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

East Hartford lies within the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Hartford had an population of 49,872 people. This is a decrease of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of East Hartford had a population of 51,252 people (which is 5.73% of the total population of Hartford County). This makes East Hartford the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of East Hartford represents 1.43% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 51,252 people, the population of East Hartford increased 3.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 49,575 people).

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

Communities near East Hartford ...

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

  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of East Hartford
    • 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<6>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of East Hartford
    • 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
  • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of East Hartford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
  • Bristol [Hartford County]
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    • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of East Hartford
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of East Hartford
      • 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]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of East Hartford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<6>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of East Hartford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of East Hartford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of East Hartford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Southington [Hartford County]
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      • Southington [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of East Hartford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southington

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Hartford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About Hartford County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Hartford. 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 Hartford, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Hartford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Hartford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- East Hartford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for East Hartford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East Hartford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Hartford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7615, Longitude: -72.6154       In this case, the coordinates for East Hartford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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