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Welcome to Sprague ...

The Town of Sprague is located in New London County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Sprague has a population of 2,859 people<3> (see below for details).

Sprague is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sprague is located in the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sprague had an population of 2,859 people. This is a decrease of 4.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sprague had a population of 2,984 people. This makes Sprague the county's 20th most populous community.

The population of Sprague represents 0.08% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,984 people, the population of Sprague has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,971 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sprague.

Communities near Sprague ...

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

  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<6>
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Groton [New London County]
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    • Groton [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • New London [New London County]
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    • New London [New London County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sprague
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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      • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
    • Windham [Windham County]
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      • Windham [Windham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Waterford [New London County]
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      • Waterford [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stonington [New London County]
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      • Stonington [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montville [New London County]
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      • Montville [New London County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Killingly [Windham County]
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      • Killingly [Windham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Sprague
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killingly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killingly

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sprague ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sprague. 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 London, 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 Sprague.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sprague - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sprague) 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 Sprague. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sprague

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprague. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6240, Longitude: -72.0751       In this case, the coordinates for Sprague 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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