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Welcome to Grantville ...

Grantville is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

Grantville is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grantville is within the boundaries of the (860) area code.

Adding Grantville 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 Grantville 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 Grantville 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 Grantville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Grantville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Grantville - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia (2), Kansas, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Grantville ...

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

  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Grantville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<5>
  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Grantville
    • 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
  • Simsbury [Hartford County]
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    • Simsbury [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Grantville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,395 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simsbury
  • Avon [Hartford County]
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    • Avon [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Grantville
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granby [Hartford County]
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      • Granby [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Grantville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granby
    • Winchester [Litchfield County]
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      • Winchester [Litchfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Grantville
      • 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]
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      • Canton [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Grantville
      • 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
    • Burlington [Hartford County]
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      • Burlington [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Grantville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Litchfield [Litchfield County]
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      • Litchfield [Litchfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Grantville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<5>
    • Thomaston [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomaston
      • Thomaston [Litchfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Grantville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomaston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grantville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Connecticut

About Litchfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grantville. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grantville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grantville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grantville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9512, Longitude: -73.1565       In this case, the coordinates for Grantville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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