Wethersfield, Connecticut

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
Town
Joseph Webb and Isaac Stevens Houses
Coordinates: 41°42′04″N 72°40′10″W / 41.70111°N 72.66944°W / 41.70111; -72.66944Coordinates: 41°42′04″N 72°40′10″W / 41.70111°N 72.66944°W / 41.70111; -72.66944
Country United States
State Connecticut
NECTA Hartford
Region Capitol Region
Settled 1634
Incorporated 1822
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Town manager Jeff Bridges
 • Town council Mayor Donna H. Hemmann (R)
Dep. Mayor John J. Console (R)
David L. Drake (R)
Mike J. Hurley (R)
Jeffrey R. Kotkin (D)
Stathis Manousos (R)
Jim McAlister (R)
Paul F. Montinieri (D)
Gerri Roberts (D)
Area
 • Total 13.12 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 • Land 12.4 sq mi (32.1 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Elevation 135 ft (41 m)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 26,220
 • Density 2,115/sq mi (816/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06109
Area code(s) 860
FIPS code 09-84900
GNIS feature ID 0213533

Wethersfield is a town in Connecticut. It is in Hartford County. Many records from colonial times spell the name Weathersfield. However, Native Americans called it Pyquag. There were 26,271 people living in Wethersfield in 2000.

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