Wethersfield, Connecticut

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
Skyline of Wethersfield, Connecticut
Motto(s): Ye Most Auncient Towne in Connecticut[1]
Wethersfield is located in the US
Location in the contiguous United States and Connecticut
Wethersfield is located in Connecticut
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
County Hartford
NECTA Hartford
Region Capitol Region
Settled 1634
Incorporated 1822
 • Type Council-manager
 • Town manager

Jeff Bridges

 • Total 13.1 sq mi (34.0 km2)
 • Land 12.3 sq mi (31.9 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,668
 • Density 2,000/sq mi (780/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 212042[2]
Website www.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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