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Welcome to Glastonbury ...

Glastonbury is located in Hartford County<1>.

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

Glastonbury is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Glastonbury: (860)

The ZIP code for Glastonbury: 06033<4>

Websites for Glastonbury ...

Official Website: www.ci.glastonbury.ct.us/

Adding Glastonbury 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 Glastonbury 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 Glastonbury 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 Glastonbury on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Glastonbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Glastonbury - it's located in Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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 5 miles [8 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 5 miles [8 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hartford
      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 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
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Glastonbury
      • 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>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Glastonbury
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glastonbury
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast 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

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About Hartford County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Glastonbury: www.ci.glastonbury.ct.us/

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glastonbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Glastonbury). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glastonbury or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glastonbury) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glastonbury. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 41.7123, Longitude: -72.6081       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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