1850 Counties of Connecticut


County Description Area in sq miles Courts held at Pop in 1850
Fairfield southwest corner, Long Island sound on the south 630 Fairfield & Danbury 59,775
Hartford northern boundary, crossed by Connecticut & Farmington rivers 727 Hartford 69,966
Litchfield northwest corner 885 Litchfield 42,253
Middlesex southern boundary, Long Island sound on south, crossed by Connecticut river 342 Middletown 27,216
New Haven southern part on Long Island sound 540 New Haven 65,580
New London southeast corner, crossed by Thamas river, Connecticut river on west 600 Norwich & New London 51,822
Tolland on north boundary 337 Tolland 20,091
Windham northeast corner 620 Brooklyn 31,079