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Welcome to New Preston ...

New Preston is located in Litchfield County<1>.

New Preston is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

New Preston is located in the (860) area code.

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

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

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

Communities near New Preston ...

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

  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of New Preston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<4>
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of New Preston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of New Preston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of New Preston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newtown [Fairfield County]
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      • Newtown [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of New Preston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newtown<4>
    • New Milford [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
      • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of New Preston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
    • Watertown [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watertown
      • Watertown [Litchfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of New Preston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watertown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Southbury [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southbury
      • Southbury [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of New Preston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southbury
    • Brookfield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
      • Brookfield [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of New Preston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Beekman [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beekman
      • Beekman [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of New Preston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beekman

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Preston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Connecticut

About Litchfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Preston. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around New Preston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- New Preston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Preston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Preston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Preston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6757, Longitude: -73.3552    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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