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Welcome to Litchfield ...

Litchfield is located in Bradford County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Litchfield, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Litchfield is 1,520 feet [463 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Litchfield is located in the (570) area code.

Communities Also Named Litchfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Litchfield - they are located in Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Quebec and Virginia.

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

Communities near Litchfield ...

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

  • Sayre
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
    • Sayre is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre <4>
  • Waverly
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly is located in Tioga County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,110 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly <4>
  • Owego
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owego
    • Owego is located in Tioga County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,823 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owego <4>
  • Athens
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,180 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens <4>
  • Towanda
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Towanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Towanda
    • Towanda is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,803 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Towanda <4>
  • South Waverly
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Waverly
    • South Waverly is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,006 people
  • Candor
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Candor
    • Candor is located in Tioga County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Candor <4>
  • Spencer
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer is located in Tioga County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer <4>
  • Wellsburg
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Monroe
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Litchfield ...

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

Adding Litchfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Litchfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Litchfield was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Litchfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Litchfield.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Litchfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bradford County: www.bradfordcountypa.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Bradford, 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 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 Litchfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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