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Time Zone: Middlesex County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Middlesex County was founded in 1785 and was created by taking area from HartfordCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Middlesex had a population of 165,702 people. This is an increase of 6.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 155,071 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Middlesex represented 4.55% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 6th most populous county (out of 8 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2009165,702+6.86%+0.47% since 2008
2008164,932+6.36%+0.55% since 2007
2000155,071The Last Census

More information can be found on the Middlesex County Census Page for Middlesex County.


Below are some of the communities located in Middlesex County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Middlesex County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Middletown   48,38343,16712.08% increase  
Middletown   48,38343,16712.08% increase  
Cromwell   13,66912,8716.2% increase  
Clinton   13,60913,0943.93% increase  
East Hampton   12,76613,3524.39% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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