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List of Connecticut counties
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List of Connecticut counties

List of Connecticut counties:
  1. Fairfield County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. Historic county seats: Bridgeport and Danbury.
  2. Hartford County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. Historic county seat: Hartford.
  3. Litchfield County: formed in 1751 from parts of Fairfield County, Hartford County, and New Haven County. Historic county seats: New Milford and Winsted.
  4. Middlesex County: formed in 1785 from parts of Hartford County and New London County. Historic county seat: Middletown.
  5. New Haven County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. Historic county seats: New Haven and Waterbury.
  6. New London County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. Historic county seats: New London and Norwich.
  7. Tolland County: formed in 1785 from parts of Hartford County, and Windham County. Historic county seat: Tolland.
  8. Windham County: formed in 1726 from parts of Hartford County, and New London County. Historic county seats: Putnam and Willimantic.

Table of contents
1 Defunct County
2 Note
3 Source

Defunct County

  1. Westmoreland County: formed in 1776 from land later decided to be part of Pennsylvania. Abolished in 1782.

Note

Counties in Connecticut have no governmental function: all legal power is vested in state and town governments.

Source

Connecticut County Formation Map

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