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Welcome to Ellington ...

The Town of Ellington is located in Tolland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ellington has a population of 16,467 people<3> (see below for details).

Ellington is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ellington lies within the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ellington had an population of 16,467 people. This is an increase of 5.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ellington had a population of 15,602 people (which is 10.22% of the total population of Tolland County). This makes Ellington the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ellington represents 0.44% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,602 people, the population of Ellington increased 20.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,921 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ellington.

Communities Also Named Ellington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ellington - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ellington.

Communities near Ellington ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ellington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 153,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ellington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ellington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Ellington
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
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      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Ellington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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      • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Ellington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicopee
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ellington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hartford
    • Enfield [Hartford County]
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      • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ellington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield
    • Glastonbury [Hartford County]
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      • Glastonbury [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Ellington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glastonbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glastonbury
    • Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ellington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellington ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ellington. 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 Tolland, 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 Ellington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ellington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ellington) 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 Ellington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ellington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9168, Longitude: -72.4579       In this case, the coordinates for Ellington 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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