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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

Samuel B. Webb Elementary School
(860) 571-8341
51 Willow St.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Charles Barnum School
(860) 449-5640
68 Briar Hill Rd.
Groton, CT 06340

Middle Schools

Colchester Intermediate School
(860) 537-9421
380 Norwich Ave.
Colchester, CT 06415
Ansonia Middle School
(203) 736-5070
115 Howard Ave.
Ansonia, CT 06401

High Schools

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(860) 379-8525
100 Battistoni Drive
Winsted, CT 06098
Westbrook High School
(860) 399-6214
156 Mcveagh Rd.
Westbrook, CT 06498

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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