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Statistics & Facts

The Connecticut state capital is Hartford.
The population of Guilford is approximately 21,000 (2000).
The amount of land area in Guilford is 47.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.05 sq kilometers.
The distance from Guilford to Washington DC is 289 miles.
The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 33 miles. (as the crow flies)
Guilford is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 72.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on Long Island Sound next to Branford and Madison. It is a residential and summer community. It is off Exits 57, 58 and 59 of Interstate I-95 which runs along the Connecticut coastline. Here is a map page for Guilford.
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History & History Related Items

Guilford was settled in 1639 but was known as Menunkatucket at that time.

The Borough of Guilford and the Town of Guilford were combined in 1939. The Borough, which had been incorporated in 1815, was merged into the town and did not officially exist after 1939.

Guilford has the third largest collection of historical homes in New England
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The Guilford Fair - held each year in September for over 130 years!

Things to see and do in the area.
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Guilford City Government

The Town of Guilford
31 Park Street
Guilford, CT 06437
Phone: 203-453-8000

Guilford is governed by a Board of Selectmen/Board of Finance/Town Meeting form of government.

Guilford Chamber

Guilford Chamber of Commerce
63 Whitfield Street (On the Town Green)
Guilford CT 06437
Phone: (203) 453-9677
Fax: (203) 453-6022

Guilford Organizations

Guilford Chamber of Commerce
63 Whitfield Street (On the Town Green)
Guilford CT 06437
Phone: (203) 453-9677
Fax: (203) 453-6022

Guilford Libraries

The Guilford Library
67 Park Street, on the Green
Guilford, CT 06437
Phone: (203)-453-8282
Fax: (203)-453-8288

Guilford Schools

Guilford Public Schools Guilford


The population of Guilford was:
1990 - 19,713
2000 - 21,000

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