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Welcome to Stafford ...

The Town of Stafford is located in Tolland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Stafford has a population of 11,899 people<3> (see below for details).

Stafford is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Stafford: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stafford had an population of 11,899 people. This is a decrease of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Stafford had a population of 12,087 people (which is 7.92% of the total population of Tolland County). This makes Stafford the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Stafford represents 0.34% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,087 people, the population of Stafford increased 6.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,307 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stafford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Stafford - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stafford.

Communities near Stafford ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Manchester [Hartford County]
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    • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicopee
  • Enfield [Hartford County]
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    • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,559 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vernon [Tolland County]
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      • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Agawam [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agawam
      • Agawam [Hampden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agawam
    • West Springfield [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Springfield
      • West Springfield [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Springfield
    • South Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • South Windsor [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Windsor
    • Mansfield [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,417 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stafford ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stafford. 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 Tolland, 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 Stafford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stafford - 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' (or 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- Stafford) 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 Stafford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StaffordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stafford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9834, Longitude: -72.3162       In this case, the coordinates for Stafford 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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