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Welcome to Tracy ...

Tracy is located in New Haven County<1>.

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

Tracy is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Tracy: (203) & (475)<4>

Adding Tracy 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 Tracy 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 Tracy elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Tracy on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tracy on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Tracy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Tracy - they are located in California, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Tracy ...

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

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Tracy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<6>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Tracy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Tracy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Tracy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Tracy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<6>
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Tracy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Tracy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<6>
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Tracy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hartford
      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Tracy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamden
      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Tracy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tracy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tracy. 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 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 Tracy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Tracy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tracy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5023, Longitude: -72.8118       In this case, the coordinates for Tracy 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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