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

Highway Guides

U.S. Highways

Other Roads

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
Top County Populations
Fairfield 939,904 Hartford 898,272 New Haven 862,287
New London 274,150 Litchfield 186,924 Middlesex 165,562
Top City Populations
Bridgeport 147,216 New Haven 130,660 Stamford 126,456
Hartford 125,017 Waterbury 109,676 Norwalk 87,776
Danbury 83,684 New Britain 72,939 Bristol 60,568
Source: 2013 U.S. Census Estimates

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)