Connecticut State Fun Facts

Area: 5,543 square miles, 3rd smallest in U.S. (3,561,886 acres)

Boundary: 330 miles

Shoreline: 332 miles
(includes bays and coves)

Counties: 8
Towns: 169
Cities: 21
Boroughs: 9

Highest Altitude: Mount Frissel, Salisbury, 2,380 feet

Tallest Peak: Bear Mountain, Salisbury, 2,316 feet

Lakes & Ponds: 3,900

Miles of River/Streams: 9,700

State Parks: 107 (34,314 acres)

State Forests: 32 (170,636 acres)

Geographic Center: East Berlin

Capital: Hartford

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