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Welcome to Twin Lakes ...

Twin Lakes is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Twin Lakes: Twin Lks.

Twin Lakes is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Twin Lakes: (860)

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Twin Lakes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Twin Lakes - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado (2), Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Twin Lakes ...

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

  • Winchester [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Litchfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Barrington
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Twin Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
  • Amenia [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amenia
    • Amenia [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Twin Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amenia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amenia
  • Stanford [Dutchess County]
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    • Stanford [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Twin Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Copake [Columbia County]
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      • Copake [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Twin Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,394 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copake
    • North Canaan [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Canaan
      • North Canaan [Litchfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Twin Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Canaan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Canaan
    • Sheffield [Berkshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
      • Sheffield [Berkshire County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Twin Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,129 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield
    • North East [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North East
      • North East [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Twin Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,946 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
    • Goshen [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Litchfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Twin Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,863 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Sharon [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
      • Sharon [Litchfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Twin Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twin Lakes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About Litchfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Twin Lakes. 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 Litchfield, 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 Twin Lakes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twin Lakes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0184, Longitude: -73.3868       In this case, the coordinates for Twin Lakes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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