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Welcome to Wethersfield ...

Wethersfield is located in Hartford County<1>.

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

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

Wethersfield is within the boundaries of the (860) area code.

The ZIP codes for Wethersfield: 06109, 06129<3>

Websites for Wethersfield ...

Official Website: www.wethersfieldct.com/

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Wethersfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Wethersfield - they are located in Maryland, Massachusetts and New York.

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

Communities near Wethersfield ...

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

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Wethersfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Wethersfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Wethersfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<5>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Wethersfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Wethersfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Wethersfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Wethersfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Wethersfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<5>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Wethersfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Wethersfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wethersfield. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wethersfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wethersfield ...

Looking for more information about Wethersfield? 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 Wethersfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wethersfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wethersfield: www.wethersfieldct.com/

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 Hartford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wethersfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Wethersfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wethersfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wethersfield) 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 Wethersfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wethersfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wethersfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7057, Longitude: -72.6614    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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