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Welcome to Lime Rock ...

Lime Rock is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

Lime Rock is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lime Rock: (860)

Adding Lime Rock 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 Lime Rock 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 Lime Rock elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lime Rock on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lime Rock on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lime Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Lime Rock - they are located in Alabama, North Carolina (2), Rhode Island and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lime Rock ...

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

  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lime Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<5>
  • New Milford [Litchfield County]
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    • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Lime Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
  • Winchester [Litchfield County]
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    • Winchester [Litchfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Lime Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Dover [Dutchess County]
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    • Dover [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Lime Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,344 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Litchfield [Litchfield County]
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      • Litchfield [Litchfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Lime Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<5>
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
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      • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lime Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
    • Washington [Dutchess County]
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      • Washington [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lime Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Amenia [Dutchess County]
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      • Amenia [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Lime Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amenia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amenia
    • Stanford [Dutchess County]
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      • Stanford [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Lime Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,740 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Salisbury [Litchfield County]
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      • Salisbury [Litchfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Lime Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,600 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lime Rock ...

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

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About Litchfield County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lime Rock. 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 Litchfield, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lime Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lime Rock) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lime Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9337, Longitude: -73.3893       In this case, the coordinates for Lime Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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