BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Litchfield County is located in the northwest corner of the State of Connecticut, bordered on the east by Hartford County, to the north by Massachusetts, on the west by New York State, and to the south by Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Connecticut's sixth county, it is the largest in land mass. The total land area covered by Litchfield County is 920 square miles.
The 2000 U.S. Federal Census reported a countywide population of 182,193 (5.3% of the state total).
Major cities or towns in Litchfield County include Torrington (35,202), New Milford (27,121), and Watertown (21,661).
TOP 5 LOCATIONS OF INTEREST FOR GENEALOGY RESEARCH:
1. Beardsley and Memorial Library (Winsted CT)
2. Litchfield Historical Society - Ingraham Memorial Research Library (Litchfield CT)
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