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Welcome to New Britain ...
We aren't confident of the location of New Britain, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
New Britain was established in 1687.
When the people of New Britain refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use New Britainite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, New Britain has a population of 72,474 people<4> (see below for details).
The community of New Britain is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: New Britain lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for New Britain: (860)
The ZIP codes for New Britain: 06050-06053<6>
Websites for New Britain ...
Official Website: www.new-britain.net/
Junior League: jlgnb.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Britain had an population of 72,474 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, New Britain had a population of 73,206 people (or 8.19% of the total population of Hartford County). This makes New Britain the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of New Britain represents 2.05% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 73,206 people, the population of New Britain increased 2.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 71,538 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for New Britain.
Communities Also Named New Britain ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named New Britain - they are located in New York, Nova Scotia and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Britain.
Communities near New Britain ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Britain.
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 New Britain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Britain.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Britain. 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 New Britain.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Britain. Our list includes 33 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Britain.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Britain ...
Looking for more information about New Britain? 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 New Britain, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Britain.
Adding New Britain to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of New Britain 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 New Britain was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found New Britain in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for New Britain.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for New Britain: www.new-britain.net/
The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023