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Welcome to Hartford ...
Hartford was established in 1637.
When the people of Hartford refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hartfordite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hartford has a population of 122,040 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Hartford is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Hartford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hartford lies within the (860) area code.
The ZIP codes for Hartford: 06101-06106, 06112, 06114-06115, 06120, 06123, 06126, 06132, 06134, 06140-06147, 06150-06156, 06160-06161, 06167, 06176, 06180, 06183, 06199<5>
Websites for Hartford ...
Official Website: www.hartford.gov/
Chamber of Commerce: www.metrohartford.com/
Junior League: jlhartford.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hartford had an population of 122,040 people. This is a decrease of 2.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.38% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hartford had a population of 124,775 people (or 13.96% of the total population of Hartford County). This makes Hartford the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Hartford represents 3.49% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 124,775 people, the population of Hartford increased 2.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 121,578 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hartford.
Communities Also Named Hartford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 37 communities that are also named Hartford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hartford.
Communities near Hartford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hartford.
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 Hartford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hartford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hartford. 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 Hartford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hartford. Our list includes 262 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hartford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hartford ...
Looking for more information about Hartford? 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 Hartford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hartford.
Adding Hartford to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hartford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hartford was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hartford mentioned on a train schedule titled Canadian Pacific Railroad Time Tables (October 1899).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hartford.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hartford: www.hartford.gov/
The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023