There are currently eight Counties in Connecticut. Four
of them were originally created in 1666, during the first consolidation
of the colony of Connecticut. Middlesex and Tolland counties, have been created since American independence, both in 1785.
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TollandCounty is a county
located in the northeastern part of the state of Connecticut. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 152,691.
Tolland County was created on October 13, 1785 and
was formed from Windham County. The County
Seat was Tolland (1785-1889) and Rockville (1889-1960). The
county is named after Tolland, Somerset, England.
Tolland County is included in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Etymology - Origin of Tolland County Name
The county is named after Tolland, Somerset, England.
Tolland County is located in northeastern Connecticut, bordered
on the east by Windham County, to the north by Massachusetts, on the
west by Hartford County, and to the south by New London County.
Connecticut's youngest county.
Geography: Land and Water
Tolland county is located in northeast Connecticut. The total
land area covered by Tolland County is 410 square miles, it is the
second smallest in land mass.