A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Town of Shelton, Connecticut
Welcome to Shelton ...
The location of Shelton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Shelton has a population of 41,129 people<3> (see below for details).
Shelton is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Shelton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Shelton: (203) & (475)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shelton had an population of 41,129 people. This is an increase of 3.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Shelton had a population of 39,559 people. This makes Shelton the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Shelton represents 1.11% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 39,559 people, the population of Shelton increased 3.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 38,101 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shelton.
Communities near Shelton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Shelton.
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 Shelton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shelton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shelton. 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 Shelton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shelton. See our Newspapers Page for Shelton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shelton ...
Looking for more information about Shelton? 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 Shelton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Shelton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021