Place:Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

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NameShelton
Alt namesHuntington Landingsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9006319
Riptonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9006319
Huntingtonsource: Ricker Compilation (Official name of town from 1789 to 1919)
TypeCity
Coordinates41.3°N 73.083°W
Located inFairfield, Connecticut, United States     (1789 - )
Also located inStratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States     ( - 1789)
Contained Places
Cemetery
Old Cemetery of Huntington
Inhabited place
Monroe ( 1789 - 1823 )

Research Tips

Shelton - incorporated 1789 from Stratford. Originally called Huntington. Name changed to Shelton by Connecticut General Assembly 1919. Formerly known as Ripton Parish. - Ricker Compilation, 10

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Shelton is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 39,559 at the 2010 census.

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