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October 08, 1807 -


LITCHFIELD lost to NEW HAVEN when town of Middlebury was created from Southbury, Waterbury, and Woodbury. (Conn. Pub. Acts 1807, p. 800; Conn. Pub. Acts 1808, p. 815)

May 14, 1807 - October 08, 1807


LITCHFIELD lost the town of Southbury to NEW HAVEN. (Conn. Pub. Acts 1807, p. 771)

May 08, 1806 - May 14, 1807


LITCHFIELD lost to HARTFORD when the town of Canton was created from New Hartford and Simsbury. (Conn. Pub. Acts 1806, p. 721)

October 11, 1798 - May 08, 1806


LITCHFIELD lost to NEW HAVEN when the town of Oxford was created from Derby and Southbury. (Conn. St. Recs., 9:311-313)

May 02, 1796 - October 11, 1798


LITCHFIELD lost the town of Hartland to HARTFORD. (Conn. St. Recs., 8:372-373)

May 08, 1788 - May 02, 1796


LITCHFIELD lost to FAIRFIELD when town of Brookfield was created from Danbury, Newtown, and New Milford. (Conn. St. Recs., 6:410)

May 11, 1780 - May 08, 1788


LITCHFIELD gained from NEW HAVEN when the town of Watertown was created from Waterbury. (Conn. St. Recs., 3:73-75)

October 10, 1776 - May 11, 1780


LITCHFIELD lost all territory in Pennsylvania and New York to creation of WESTMORELAND (extinct). (Cappon, Petchenik, and Long, 17, 92; Conn. St. Recs. 1:7)

December 14, 1775 - October 10, 1776


LITCHFIELD gained territory from New York and exchanged territory with Pennsylvania when Connecticut reduced the area of the town of Westmoreland. (Cappon, Petchenik, and Long, 17, 92; Conn. Col. Recs., 15:197-198)

May 11, 1775 - December 14, 1775


LITCHFIELD gained territory in Pennsylvania and New York when Connecticut enlarged the town of Westmoreland to the Fort Stanwix Indian Treaty line. (Cappon, Petchenik, and Long, 17, 92; Conn. Col. Recs., 15:13)

January 12, 1774 - May 11, 1775


LITCHFIELD gained town of Westmoreland, a town created by Connecticut in northeastern Pennsylvania and a narrow strip of New York. Connecticut claimed the area based on its 1662 charter. (Cappon, Petchenik, and Long, 17, 92; Conn. Col. Recs., 13:427, 14:218)

May 09, 1754 - January 12, 1774


LITCHFIELD lost small area to FAIRFIELD. (Conn. Col. Recs., 10:274-275)

October 09, 1751 - May 09, 1754


LITCHFIELD created from FAIRFIELD, HARTFORD, and NEW HAVEN. (Conn. Col. Recs., 10:56-58)

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