Wethersfield, Connecticut

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
Joseph Webb and Isaac Stevens Houses - Wethersfield, CT - 2.jpg
Motto(s): 
Ye Most Auncient Towne in Connecticut[1]
Wethersfield is located in the United States
Wethersfield
Wethersfield
Location in the contiguous United States and Connecticut
Wethersfield is located in Connecticut
Wethersfield
Wethersfield
Wethersfield (Connecticut)
Coordinates: 41°42′51″N 72°39′09″W / 41.71417°N 72.65250°W / 41.71417; -72.65250Coordinates: 41°42′51″N 72°39′09″W / 41.71417°N 72.65250°W / 41.71417; -72.65250
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyHartford
NECTAHartford
RegionCapitol Region
Settled1634
Incorporated1822
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • Town managerJeff Bridges
Area
 • Total13.1 sq mi (34.0 km2)
 • Land12.3 sq mi (31.9 km2)
 • Water0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation
43 ft (13 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total26,668
 • Density2,000/sq mi (780/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06109
Area code(s)860
FIPS code09-84900
GNIS feature ID212042[2]
Websitewww.wethersfieldct.com

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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