Map of Connecticut

Sitemap to all pages covering the state of Connecticut. Contributions and photography for the Connecticut guides from Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy, Carter Buchanan, John Boren and Justin Cozart.

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About the Connecticut Route System

Connecticut state routes are numbered between 2 and 999. Routes numbered above 399 are unsigned and meant for internal Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) inventory purposes. Route duplication with Interstate and U.S. Highways is disallowed. A detailed route log for Connecticut state routes is available at Connecticut Roads on

Population Statistics

State Population
Metropolitan Populations
Hartford-East Hartford-
1,213,531 Bridgeport-Stamford-
957,419 New Haven-Milford 864,835
Top County Populations
Fairfield 957,419 Hartford 899,498 New Haven 864,835
New London 268,555 Litchfield 185,186 Middlesex 164,245
Top City Populations
Bridgeport 143,525 Stamford 131,397 New Haven 130,801
Hartford 121,535 Waterbury 106,826 Norwalk 88,655
Danbury 84,317 New Britain 72,198 Bristol 59,734
Sources: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About Connecticut

  • Capital: Hartford
  • Nickname: Constitution State
  • Area: Ranked 48th in the U.S., 5,543 sq mi or 14,357 sq km
  • Statehood: January 9, 1788 – 5th state
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 346.17 miles
  • Highest Point: south slope of Mount Frissell on the Massachusetts state line – 2,379 feet (725 meters) above sea level
  • Lowest point: Long Island Sound at sea level
  • Number of Counties: 8

Major League Sports Franchises:

  • Hartford Whalers (NHL) (Moved to Raleigh, North Carolina and became the Carolina Hurricanes in April of 1997)

Updated March 10, 2023.