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african american Connecticut city guide


Choose a city below and get locations for local Connecticut hair salons, soul food dining, radio stations, churches, places of entertainment, things to do, annual events, etc, all in the wonderful state of Connecticut.

 



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Ansonia
Bloomfield
Bridgeport
Danbury
East Hampton
East Hartford
Fairfield
Hamden
Hartford
Manchester
Meriden
Middletown
New Britain
New Haven
New London
North Haven
Norwalk
Norwich
Stamford
Storrs
Stratford
Torrington
Trumbull
Waterbury
West Haven
Wethersfield
Willimantic
Windsor



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FAMOUS AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM CONNECTICUT





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TRADITIONAL CONNECTICUT FOODS


  • Clambake
  • Lobster
  • Cod
  • Clam Chowder
  • Cranberries
  • Maple Sugar
  • Boston Baked Beans
  • New Haven Pizza
  • Hamburger Sandwich
  • Grinders
  • Hot Dogs
 

A TASTE OF CONNECTICUT
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did you know?

DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT CONNECTICUT?


  • Connecticut is the 29th most populous state, with 3.5 million residents, and is ranked 48th in size by area, making it the 4th most densely populated state.

  • The name "Connecticut" originates from the Mohegan word quonehtacut, meaning "place of long tidal river".

  • Unofficially (but popularly) Connecticut is known as "The Nutmeg State".

  • The total gross state product for 2006 was $204 billion. The per capita income for 2007 was $54,117, ranking first among the states.

  • Connecticut ranks #14 as best states to live.  Source

  • Percentage of black-owned firms, 3.4%


  • Connecticut is a moderately sunny state, averaging between 2,400 and 2,800 hours of sunshine annually. Winters are generally considered to be cold.

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Connecticut: Day 1 (African American Travel)
 
A thought-provoking event sponsored by the African-American Historical Association of Fairfield County, Connecticut during Women's History Month, 2011 centered around issues afflicting women of color in the West.
 
Connecticut Traffic Lights.
 

 
DEMOGRAPHICS & INTERESTING TIDBITS
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DEMOGRAPHICS OF CONNECTICUT

By Race White Black American Indian Asian Hispanic
total population 86.09% 10.88% 0.76% 3.56% 9.74%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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State Symbols:


Connecticut Flag
The Flag of the State of Connecticut


  • Animal - Sperm Whale
  • Flower - Mountain Laurel
  • Bird - American Robin
  • Song - “Yankee Doodle” (1978)
  • Tree - White Oak

    Nickname: The Constitution State
    Capital: Hartford


5 Largest Cities:
  1. Bridgeport
  2. New Haven
  3. Hartford
  4. Stamford
  5. Waterbury
 










 
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