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Welcome to New Milford ...

The Town of New Milford is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of New Milford has a population of 26,805 people<3> (see below for details).

New Milford is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

New Milford is within the boundaries of the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Milford had an population of 26,805 people. This is a decrease of 4.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of New Milford had a population of 28,142 people (or 14.82% of the total population of Litchfield County). This makes New Milford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Milford represents 0.79% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,142 people, the population of New Milford increased 3.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,121 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Milford.

Communities near New Milford ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of New Milford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of New Milford
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of New Milford
    • 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.
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  • Southbury [New Haven County]
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    • Southbury [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Milford
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Southeast [Putnam County]
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      • Southeast [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of New Milford
      • 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.
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    • Brookfield [Fairfield County]
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      • Brookfield [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of New Milford
      • 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.
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    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
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      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of New Milford
      • 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.
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    • Beekman [Dutchess County]
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      • Beekman [Dutchess County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of New Milford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Fairfield [Fairfield County]
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      • New Fairfield [Fairfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of New Milford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,878 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kent [Putnam County]
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      • Kent [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of New Milford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Milford ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Milford. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Milford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Milford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- New Milford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Milford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Milford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Milford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6668, Longitude: -73.5079       In this case, the coordinates for New Milford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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