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Welcome to Higganum ...

Higganum is located in Middlesex County<1>.

Higganum is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Higganum is within the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for Higganum: 06441<3>

Websites for Higganum ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.middlesexchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Higganum, the following might be of interest:

Adding Higganum 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 Higganum 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 Higganum 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 Higganum on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Higganum ...

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

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Higganum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Higganum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Higganum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<5>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Higganum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
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    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Higganum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Higganum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<5>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Higganum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
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      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Higganum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Higganum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on East Hartford
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Higganum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Higganum ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Middlesex County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Higganum. 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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Higganum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Higganum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Higganum or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Higganum) 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 Higganum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Higganum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Higganum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4967, Longitude: -72.5587    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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