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Welcome to Melrose ...

Melrose is located in Hartford County<1>.

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

Melrose is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Melrose: (860)

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Melrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Melrose - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (3), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (6), Texas (3), Virginia (3), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Melrose ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Melrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 153,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Melrose
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Melrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Melrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
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      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Melrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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      • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Melrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicopee
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Melrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hartford
    • Westfield [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Melrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Holyoke [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
      • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Melrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 40,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holyoke
    • Glastonbury [Hartford County]
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      • Glastonbury [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Melrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glastonbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glastonbury

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melrose ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Connecticut

About Hartford County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Melrose. 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 Hartford, 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 Melrose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Melrose) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9376, Longitude: -72.5212       In this case, the coordinates for Melrose 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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