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Welcome to Glastonbury ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Glastonbury has a population of 34,482 people<3> (see below for details).

Glastonbury is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Glastonbury: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glastonbury had an population of 34,482 people. This is an increase of 0.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Glastonbury had a population of 34,427 people. This makes Glastonbury the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Glastonbury represents 0.96% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,427 people, the population of Glastonbury increased 8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,876 people).

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

Communities near Glastonbury ...

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

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Glastonbury
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Glastonbury
    • 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
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Glastonbury
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Glastonbury
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Glastonbury
      • 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
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Glastonbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<6>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Glastonbury
      • 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
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
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      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Glastonbury
      • 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
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Glastonbury
      • 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
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glastonbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glastonbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About Hartford County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glastonbury. 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 Glastonbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glastonbury - 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' (or 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- Glastonbury) 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 Glastonbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glastonbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glastonbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6870, Longitude: -72.5448       In this case, the coordinates for Glastonbury 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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