CONNECTICUT

CONNECTICUT

State Capital in Hartford,CT

Forward Van Lines specializes in providing outstanding moving services to the state of Connecticut. With full coverage in Stamford, Westport&Hartford and throughout the entire state our professional services include interstate, local and international moves into and from Connecticut.Connecticut’s first European settlers were Dutch. They established a small, short-lived settlement in present-day Hartford at the confluence of the Park and Connecticut rivers, called Huys de Goede Hoop. Initially, half of Connecticut was a part of the Dutch colony, New Netherland, which included much of the land between the Connecticut and Delaware rivers.

State webpage: http://www.ct.gov

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Official language: English
Demonym: Connecticuter

Capital: Hartford

Largest city: Bridgeport

Area: Ranked 48th in the US

  • Total: 5,543square miles (14,357 km²)
  • Width: 70 miles (113 km)
  • Length: 110 miles (177 km)
  • % Water: 12.6
  • Latitude 40°58′ N to 42°03′ N
  • Longitude 71°47′ W to 73°44′ W
Population: Ranked 29th in the US

  • Total: 3,580,709 (2011est)
  • Density: 739 per square miles (285 km²) Ranked 4th in the US
Elevation:

  • Highest point: Massachusetts with2,379ft (725 m)
  • Mean: 500 ft (150 m)
  • Lowest point: Long Island
Before statehood: Connecticut Colony
Admission to Union: January 9, 1788 (5th)
Time zones:

  • Eastern: UTC -5/-4
Abbreviation: CT Conn. US-CT

 


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