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Welcome to Wallingford ...

Wallingford is located in New Haven County<1>.

Wallingford is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Wallingford: (203) & (475)<3>

The ZIP codes for Wallingford: 06492-06494<4>

Websites for Wallingford ...

Official Website:   www.town.wallingford.ct.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.quinncham.com/

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Wallingford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Wallingford - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Washington.

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

Communities near Wallingford ...

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

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wallingford
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wallingford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Wallingford
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Wallingford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
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      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Wallingford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Wallingford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamden
      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wallingford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wallingford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<6>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wallingford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Wallingford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<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 Wallingford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wallingford.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wallingford. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wallingford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wallingford ...

Looking for more information about Wallingford? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wallingford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wallingford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wallingford: www.town.wallingford.ct.us/

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallingford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Wallingford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wallingford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Wallingford includes: 06492, 6493 & 06494.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wallingford) 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 Wallingford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wallingford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallingford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4568, Longitude: -72.8241    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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