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One of the original 13 states, Connecticut is known as the "Constitution State." It gets its name from an Algonquian word meaning "land on the long tidal river." Hartford has been the capital of Connecticut since 1875 and the state flower is the mountain laurel. ...Read more here: Connecticut - The Constitution State

Capital City:
Hartford
Nickname:
Constitution State / Provision State / Nutmeg State
Motto:
Qui transtulit sustinet(He who transplanted still sustains)
Statehood:
January 9, 1788 (5th)
Origin of state's name:
Based on the Mohegan word, Quinnehtukqut, meaning "Long River Place" or "Beside the Long Tidal River"
Largest Cities:
Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury
Border States:
Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
Land Area:
4,845 sq. mi.; 48th largest
State Bird:
Robin
State Flower:
Mountain laurel (kalmia latifolia)
State Tree:
White Oak (quercus alba)
State Song:
Yankee Doodle

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Connecticut Schools

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Elementary Schools

Classical Studies Academy
(203) 576-7188
240 Linwood Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Scotland Elementary School
(860) 423-0064
68 Brook Rd.
Scotland, CT 06264

Middle Schools

Helen Keller Middle School
(203) 268-8651
360 Sport Hill Rd.
Easton, CT 06612
Cloonan School
(203) 977-4544
11 West North St.
Stamford, CT 06902

High Schools

Portland High School
(860) 342-1720
95 High Street
Portland, CT 06480
New Haven Community Correctional Center
(203) 789-7089
245 Whalley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06530

Sex Offender Information for Connecticut

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Connecticut, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.state.ct.us/dps/Sor.htm. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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