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The State of Connecticut — whose location is highlighted in red on the adjacent map — is bounded by Massachusetts
on the north, by Long Island Sound on the south, by Rhode Island
on the east, and by New York
on the west. Connecticut Maps
connecticut is the 48th largest state in the United States, covering an area of 5,544 square miles (14,358 square kilometers). Only eight counties comprise this small state.
This Connecticut map site features road maps, topographical maps, and relief maps of Connecticut. The detailed, scrollable road map displays Connecticut counties, cities, and towns as well as Interstate, U.S., and Connecticut state highways.
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The detailed Connecticut map
and the regional Connecticut map
display cities, roads, rivers, and lakes as well as terrain features. The detailed map shows only the state of Connecticut, while the regional map shows Connecticut and the surrounding region. Please be patient while waiting for these large maps to display. Connecticut Infrastructure > Connecticut Airports
Connecticut's capital city is Hartford. Other major cities found on the Connecticut map include Bridgeport, New Haven, and Stamford. In 2005, the population of Connecticut was estimated at 3,500,701, which is about 724.5 people per square mile. Connecticut is one of the most suburbanized states in the United States. The state's primary interstate highways include I-84, I-91, and I-95. I-91 traverses Connecticut from north to south while I-95 runs from northeast to southwest along the state's southern coastline. Connecticut Topography and Attractions
The name Connecticut
is derived from the Mohegan word Quinnehtukqut, which means "long river place" or "beside the long tidal river". The Connecticut River, New England's longest waterway, separates the eastern and western highlands. Mystic Seaport, the state's most noted tourist attraction, was an important shipyard during its 18th and 19th century heyday. Each year, thousands of visitors tour its restored buildings and ships. For more Connecticut travel and tourism information, visit the official Connecticut tourism
site and Connecticut Atlas
. Other Connecticut Maps
Several map publishing companies offer printed maps of Connecticut. For example, American Map offers this Connecticut Travel Vision Map
which features points of interest, airports, and parks, as well as selected local attractions and insets of major Connecticut cities. Rand McNally offers a selection of Connecticut maps and atlases
at their online map store.