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Welcome to Sterling City ...

Sterling City is located in New London County<1>.

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

Sterling City is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Sterling City: (860)

Communities Also Named Sterling City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sterling City - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Sterling City ...

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

  • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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    • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Sterling City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sterling City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<5>
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Sterling City
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Sterling City
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New London [New London County]
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      • New London [New London County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Sterling City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<5>
    • New London [New London County]
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      • New London [New London County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Sterling City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Southold [Suffolk County]
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      • Southold [Suffolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Sterling City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southold
    • Guilford [New Haven County]
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      • Guilford [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Sterling City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
    • Waterford [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
      • Waterford [New London County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Sterling City
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford
    • Montville [New London County]
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      • Montville [New London County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sterling City
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sterling City ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sterling City. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sterling City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Sterling City) 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 Sterling City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sterling City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sterling City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3837, Longitude: -72.3393       In this case, the coordinates for Sterling City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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