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Welcome to Enfield ...

Enfield is located in Hartford County<1>.

Enfield was established in 1679.

Enfield is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Enfield is located in the (860) area code.

The ZIP codes for Enfield: 06082-06083<3>

Websites for Enfield ...

Official Website: www.enfield.org/

Adding Enfield 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 Enfield 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 Enfield 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 Enfield on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Enfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Enfield - they are located in Illinois, Kansas (3), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.

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

Communities near Enfield ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Enfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 153,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Enfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Enfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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]<4> to the southwest of Enfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Enfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Enfield
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Enfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hartford
    • Westfield [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Enfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Holyoke [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
      • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Enfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 40,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holyoke
    • Vernon [Tolland County]
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      • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Enfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Enfield ...

Looking for more information about Enfield? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Enfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Enfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Enfield: www.enfield.org/

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Enfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Enfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Enfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Enfield includes: 06082 & 06083.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Enfield) 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 Enfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Enfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9981, Longitude: -72.5788    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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