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Stafford

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Stafford
State:
Connecticut
County:
Tolland County
Probate District:
11
Year Established:
1719
Year Incorporated:
Form of Government:
Selectman - Town Meeting
Town Hall Address:
Warren Memorial Town Hall
1 Main Street
P.O. Box
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
(860) 684-1765
Web Address:
www.staffordct.org/

History Brief:
In 1718, the General Assembly authorized that a Plantation or new town be laid out east of Enfield and sold to provide money for the building of a State House in Hartford. The town of Stafford was settled in 1719 led by John Pasco of Enfield, Josiah Standish of Preston and Benjamin Rockwell of Windsor. Town vital records begin 1719. Barbour collection records cover 1719-1850.
   
Other City Names (0)
No Data Available.
 
Settled From (0)
No Data Available.
 
Population (7)
Year:1910
Population:5233

Year:1920
Population:5407

Year:1930
Population:5949

Year:1940
Population:5835

Year:1950
Population:6448

Year:1990
Population:11091

Year:2000
Population:11307
 
Founding Families (0)
No Data Available.
 
Cemeteries (19)
Name:Belcher Cemetery
Location:Northeast part of town

Name:Center Cemetery
Location:West Stafford

Name:Childs Cemetery
Location:Near State Police Station

Name:Crystal Lake Cemetery
Location:Crystal Lake

Name:Davis Cemetery
Location:On Fletcher Farm

Name:Dimick Cemetery
Location:Near Crystal Lake

Name:Hillside Cemetery
Location:Stafford Hollow

Name:Merrill Cemetery
Location:Near Grove Hill in the woods

Name:New Cemetery
Location:Stafford Street

Name:New Cemetery
Location:Walnut Hill Road

Name:Old Bush Farm Cemetery
Location:Wales Road

Name:Old Cemetery
Location:West Stafford Hill

Name:Old Cemetery
Location:Stafford Street

Name:Old Springs Cemetery
Location:Stafford Springs

Name:Old Stafford Village Cemetery
Location:Stafford Village

Name:St Edwards Cemetery
Location:Catholic Church Yard

Name:Staffordville Cemetery
Location:Staffordville

Name:Washbury Cemetery
Location:Near Haydenville

Name:Woodworth Cemetery
Location:1/2 mile west of West Stafford
 
Churches (5)
Name:First United Church (860) 684-2468
Location:8 Church Road, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.gbgm-umc.org/fumcstaffordsprings/

Name:Galilean Baptist Church (860) 684-9902
Location:197 Old Monsion Road, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.galileanbaptistchurch.org

Name:Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (860) 684-7571
Location:104 West Main Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.holytrinitystafford.org

Name:St. Edward's Church (860) 684-2705
Location:59 High Street, Stafford Spring, CT 06076
Website:www.stedward-stafford.org

Name:Stafford Springs Congregational Church (860) 684-4194
Location:3 Main Street, Spring Springs, CT 06076
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (30)
Name:Baptist Hill

Name:Colburn Hill

Name:Cooper Lane

Name:Crow Hill

Name:Davis

Name:Ellithorpe's Crossing

Name:Furnace Hollow

Name:Glynville

Name:Hall

Name:Hyde Park

Name:Hydeville

Name:Keefe Plains

Name:Lake stafford

Name:Land O' Pines

Name:New City

Name:Orcutville

Name:Patten

Name:Pinney Hill

Name:Rockwell Hill

Name:Rocky Dundee

Name:Stafford Hollow

Name:Stafford Springs

Name:Stafford Village

Name:Staffordville

Name:State Line

Name:Washbury

Name:Washington Hill

Name:Webber

Name:West Stafford

Name:Works
 
Historical Locations (0)
No Data Available.
 
Notable Citizens (0)
No Data Available.
 
Newspapers (2)
Name:Journal Inquirer (860) 646-0500
Type:Contemporary
Location:306 Progress Drive, P.O. Box 510, Manchester, CT 06045
Website:www.journalinquirer.com

Name:The Reminder (860) 875-3366
Type:Contemporary
Location:130 Old Town Road, P.O. Box 27, Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.remindernewspapers.com
 
Schools (4)
Name:St. Edwads Parochial School K-8 (860) 684-2600
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:25 Church Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.stedward-stafford.org

Name:Stafford Elementary School 2-5 (860) 684-6677
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:11 Levinthal Run, P.O. Box 586, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.stafford.ctshool.net/ses/

Name:Stafford High School (860) 684-4233
Type:High School
Location:145 Orcullville Road, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.stafford.ctschool.net/shs/

Name:Stafford Middle School 6-8 (860) 684-2785
Type:Middle School
Location:21 Levinthal Run, P.O. Box 106, Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Website:www.stafford.ctshool.net/SMS/
 
Libraries (1)
Name:Stafford Library (860) 684-2852
Type:Current
Location:10 Levinthal Run, P.O. Box 100, Stafford, CT 06075
 
Published Histories (1)
Name:Stafford Historical Highlights 1776-1976
Date Published:1976
Publisher:Stafford Heritage Committee
 
Genealogy Websites (1)
Website Name:US GenWeg
Website Address:homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cdavis2/Stafford/
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (2)
Name:Contact the:
Contact Data:The Stafford Historical Society Inc.
5 Spring Street
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
(860) 684-7978
Notes:Located in the former Stafford Public Library, the Society has a diverse collection of historical artifacts on display they also maintain a library with research facilities

Name:Duane Beffa-Negrini
Contact Data:113 Beffa
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1709 - Present
Marriage:1708 - Present
Death:1730 - Present
 





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