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Welcome to Ivoryton ...

Ivoryton is located in Middlesex County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Ivoryton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

Ivoryton is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Ivoryton: (860)

The ZIP code for Ivoryton: 06442<3>

Websites for Ivoryton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.middlesexchamber.com/

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

Communities near Ivoryton ...

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

  • Middletown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Middletown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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
  • Branford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branford
    • Branford is located in New Haven County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,736 people
  • New London
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • New London
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,870 people
  • Guilford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilford
    • Guilford is located in New Haven County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,043 people
  • Waterford
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
    • Waterford is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,865 people
  • East Lyme
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyme
    • East Lyme is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,525 people
  • Montville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montville
    • Montville is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,463 people
  • Madison
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison is located in New Haven County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,924 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 Ivoryton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ivoryton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ivoryton ...

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

Adding Ivoryton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ivoryton 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 Ivoryton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Ivoryton post office opened in 1880.

We also found Ivoryton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ivoryton.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ivoryton. 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 Ivoryton - 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 Ivoryton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ivoryton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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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