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The Connecticut Assembly

State Coordinator: Gary Meade

Information

Land Area Ranked 48th

• Total 5,567 sq mi (14,357 km2)
• Land 4,849 sq mi (12,559 km2)
• Water 698 sq mi (1,809 km2) 12.6%
• Length 70 mi (113 km)
• Width 110 mi (177 km)
• Latitude 40°58′ N to 42°03′ N
• Longitude 71°47′ W to 73°44′ W

Before statehood Connecticut Colony

Admitted to the Union January 9,1788 (5th)

Metes and Bounds

Connecticut consists of approximately 5,567 square miles and is bordered by New York State on the west, Rhode Island on the east, Massachusetts on the north, and by Long Island Sound on the south.