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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, Shelton has a population of 41,129 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Shelton.
Shelton is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Shelton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Shelton: (203) and (475)<5>
The ZIP code for Shelton: 06484<6>
Websites for Shelton ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.businessfairfield.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Shelton, the following might be of interest:
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, Shelton had a population of 39,559 people. This makes Shelton the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Shelton represents 1.11% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 39,559 people, the population of Shelton increased 3.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,101 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shelton.
Adding Shelton 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 Shelton 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 Shelton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Shelton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Shelton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Shelton - they are located in Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Shelton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shelton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021