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Welcome to Merwinsville ...

Merwinsville is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

Merwinsville is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Merwinsville: (860)

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

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

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

Communities near Merwinsville ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Merwinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Merwinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Merwinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
  • Newtown [Fairfield County]
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    • Newtown [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Merwinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newtown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Watertown [Litchfield County]
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      • Watertown [Litchfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Merwinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Bethel [Fairfield County]
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      • Bethel [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Merwinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,800 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Southbury [New Haven County]
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      • Southbury [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Merwinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southbury
    • Southeast [Putnam County]
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      • Southeast [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Merwinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,052 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southeast have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southeast
    • Brookfield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
      • Brookfield [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Merwinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Merwinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merwinsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Merwinsville. 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 Merwinsville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merwinsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merwinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6476, Longitude: -73.4829       In this case, the coordinates for Merwinsville 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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