Connecticut County Listings

This is a listing of the counties in Connecticut. Please click on the county of your choice to be taken directly to that counties site.

See one that says adoptable and you are interested in adopting it? Contact Diane Siniard for more information. Please be sure to let me know which county or counties you are interested in.

 

County County Seat (defunct) Established County Origins Named For Host Location of County on Map
Fairfield Fairfield (1666-1853)Bridgeport (1853-1960) 1666 One of four original counties created in Connecticut From the hundreds of acres of salt marsh that bordered the coast. ADOPTABLE
Hartford Hartford (1666-1960) 1666 One of four original counties created in Connecticut After the county of Hertfordshire in the UK ADOPTABLE
Litchfield Litchfield (1751-1960) 1751 From parts of Fairfield County, Hartford County, and New Haven County City of Lichfield in the UK ADOPTABLE
Middlesex Middletown (1785-1960) 1785 From parts of Hartford County and New London County Former county of Middlesex in the UK ADOPTABLE
New Haven New Haven (1666-1960) 1666 One of four original counties created in Connecticut - ADOPTABLE
New London New London (1666-1960) 1666 One of four original counties created in Connecticut After London, UK ADOPTABLE
Tolland Tolland (1785-1889) Rockville (1889-1960) 1785 From parts of Hartford County, and Windham County Hamlet of Tolland, Somerset, UK ADOPTABLE
Windham Windham (1726-1819) Brooklyn (1819-1895) Willimantic and Putnam (1895-1960) 1726 From parts of Hartford County, and New London County After Windham (now Wineham) in Sussex, England ADOPTABLE




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