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Connecticut Profile

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

M. L. King School
(860) 695-3980
25 Ridgefield St.
Hartford, CT 06112
Christopher Columbus Academy
(203) 946-8620
255 Blatchley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513

Middle Schools

Earl M. Witt Intermediate School
(860) 684-4205
20 Hyde Park Rd.
Stafford Sprin, CT 06076
Great Oak School
(203) 888-5418
50 Great Oak Rd.
Oxford, CT 06478

High Schools

Bethel High School
(203) 794-8620
300 Whittlesey Dr.
Bethel, CT 06801
Bloomfield High School
(860) 286-2630
5 Huckleberry Ln.
Bloomfield, CT 06002

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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