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Welcome to Goshen ...

The Town of Goshen is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Goshen has a population of 2,863 people<3> (see below for details).

Goshen is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Goshen lies within the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 2,863 people. This is a decrease of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Goshen had a population of 2,976 people. This makes Goshen the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Goshen represents 0.08% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,976 people, the population of Goshen increased 10.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,697 people).

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

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

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

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

Communities near Goshen ...

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

  • Bristol [Hartford County]
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    • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
    • 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
  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<6>
  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Goshen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Milford [Litchfield County]
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      • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
    • Watertown [Litchfield County]
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      • Watertown [Litchfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Avon [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avon
      • Avon [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon
    • Plymouth [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Litchfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Winchester [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Litchfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Canton [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
      • Canton [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goshen. 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 Litchfield, 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 Goshen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goshen) 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 Goshen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goshen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8515, Longitude: -73.2359       In this case, the coordinates for Goshen 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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