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Litchfield County
Connecticut

Litchfield County information, links, and neighbors

Litchfield County information:

   Population: 185,186 (2020); 189,927 (2010); 182,193 (2000); 174,092 (1990)
   Land area 920 square miles.
   County seat: Litchfield

Links:

   Wikipedia article on Litchfield County
   Histopolis page for Litchfield County
   Litchfield County Courthouse images from postcards at CourthouseHistory.com
   Capital Impact: Litchfield County -- officials, addresses, and political, economic, education data
   Litchfield County CTGenWeb page -- genealogical, historical information and queries
(if this link doesn't work, find the new one through the USGenWeb national site).
   Litchfield County page at Interment.Net (Cemetery Records Online).

Neighboring areas:

   North: Berkshire County, Mass.
   Northeast: Hampden County, Mass.
   East: Hartford County
   Southeast: New Haven County
   South: Fairfield County
   West: Dutchess County, N.Y.
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