RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Town of Guilford, Connecticut

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other CT
Communities

















Welcome to Guilford ...

The Town of Guilford is located in New Haven County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Guilford has a population of 22,133 people<3> (see below for details).

Guilford is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Guilford: (203) and (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Guilford had an population of 22,133 people. This is a decrease of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Guilford had a population of 22,375 people. This makes Guilford the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Guilford represents 0.63% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,375 people, the population of Guilford increased 4.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,398 people).

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

Communities Also Named Guilford ...

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

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

Communities near Guilford ...

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

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Guilford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Guilford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Hamden [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamden
    • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Guilford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
  • Meriden [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
    • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Guilford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Guilford
      • 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
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Guilford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<7>
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Guilford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Guilford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<7>
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Guilford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Wallingford [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallingford
      • Wallingford [New Haven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Guilford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,326 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallingford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallingford

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Guilford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Guilford. 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 New Haven, 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 Guilford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Guilford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<6>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- Guilford) 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 Guilford. 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 Guilford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guilford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3284, Longitude: -72.6879       In this case, the coordinates for Guilford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021