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Welcome to Southford ...

Southford is located in New Haven County<1>.

Southford is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Southford: (203) & (475)<3>

Adding Southford 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 Southford 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 Southford 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 Southford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Southford ...

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

  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Southford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Southford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Southford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<5>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Southford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Southford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<5>
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Southford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Southford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Southford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Southford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Southford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southford ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Southford. 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 New Haven, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southford) 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 Southford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Southford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4648, Longitude: -73.1624    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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