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Welcome to Hebron ...

Hebron is located in Tolland County<1>.



The pronunciation of Hebron: hee-brun<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hebron, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1801.

Hebron is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hebron lies within the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for Hebron: 06248<4>

Websites for Hebron ...

Official Website: www.hebronct.com/

Communities Also Named Hebron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 56 communities that are also named Hebron - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi (5), Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hebron ...

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

  • Hartford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Hartford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,535 people
  • Manchester
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,362 people
  • East Hartford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
    • East Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,630 people
  • Middletown
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Middletown
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,013 people
  • Norwich
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,619 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich <5>
  • Norwich
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,619 people
  • Glastonbury
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glastonbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glastonbury
    • Glastonbury is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,426 people
  • Newington
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newington
    • Newington is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,868 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hebron ...

Looking for more information about Hebron? 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 Hebron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hebron.

Adding Hebron to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hebron 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 Hebron was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Hebron post office opened in 1801.

We also found Hebron in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hebron.

The official website for Hebron: www.hebronct.com/

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 Tolland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hebron. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hebron - 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 Hebron). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hebron or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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