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Wallingford Town


Wallingford Town Hall is located at 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492; phone: 203-294-2145.

John Barker House, ca. 1756, 1898 Clintonville Road, Wallingford, CT, National Register

Photo: John Barker House, ca. 1756, 1898 Clintonville Road, Wallingford, CT. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Photographed by User:UDChE89 (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed August, 2017.

Beginnings [1,2]

The Town of Wallingford was settled from New Haven in 1667 and organized as a town in 1670. The name was taken from Wallingford in the English Berkshire. In the 1930s it had a population of 11,170. In 2000, the population exceeded 43,000. Famous sons of Wallingford include Aaron Jerome, the great-grandfather of Winston Churchill and Moses Yale Beach, the founder of Associated Press.

  1. Edgar L. Heermance, compiler, The Connecticut Guide: What to See and Where to Find It, Connecticut Emergency Relief Commission, Hartford, 1935.
  2. en.wikipedia.org, Wallingford Connecticut, accessed November, 2010.
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