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Hartford County, Connecticut

US county information
NameHartford County
Seatnone; since 1960 Connecticut counties no longer have a county government
Largest cityHartford
US Area
Total Area750.57 sq mi (1944 km2)
Land Area735.44 sq mi (1904.8 km2)
Water Area15.13 sq mi (39.2 km2)
Population894014 (2010)
Density469.5/km2 (1216.3/sq mi)
Founded1666 (an Original County)
Congressional district1st
Congressional district2nd
Congressional district5th

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Hartford County is a county located in the north central part of the US state of Connecticut. The 2010 Census records show that the county population is at 894,014 making it the second most populated county in Connecticut.

In Connecticut there is no county-level executive or legislative government; the counties determine probate, civil and criminal court boundaries, but little else. Each city or town is responsible for local services such as schools, snow removal, sewers, fire department and police departments. In Connecticut, cities and towns may agree to jointly provide services or even establish a regional school system.

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