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Welcome to Wolcott ...

The Town of Wolcott is located in New Haven County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wolcott has a population of 16,587 people<3> (see below for details).

Wolcott is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wolcott: (203) & (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wolcott had an population of 16,587 people. This is a decrease of 0.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wolcott had a population of 16,680 people. This makes Wolcott the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Wolcott represents 0.47% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,680 people, the population of Wolcott increased 9.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,215 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wolcott.

Communities Also Named Wolcott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wolcott - they are located in New York and Vermont.

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

Communities near Wolcott ...

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

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolcott
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<7>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolcott
    • 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
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolcott
    • 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<7>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolcott
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolcott
      • 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]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Wolcott
      • 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
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Wolcott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<7>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Wolcott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Wolcott
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<7>
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Wolcott
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wolcott ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wolcott. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wolcott.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wolcott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<6>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- Wolcott) 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 Wolcott. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wolcott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolcott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6012, Longitude: -72.9751       In this case, the coordinates for Wolcott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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