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  Connecticut locations by per capita income - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Connecticut is the richest state in the United States of America, with a per capita income of $28,766 (2000) and a personal per capita income of $43,173 (2003).
Connecticut has some of the largest gaps between the rich and poor in America, as the middle class flees urban areas as too expensive and unpleasant, leaving the poor to stay behind further burdening the cities' economies.
Connecticut is also one of the most expensive states to live in the contiguous United States, with the price for a single family home in Greenwich starting at around $800,000.
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 Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Connecticut is bordered on the south by Long Island Sound, on the west by New York State, on the north by Massachusetts, and on the east by Rhode Island.
Connecticut lies in a Humid Subtropical Climate Winters are Humid and Cold average temperatures average 28 degrees in the southeast and 21 degrees in the northwest in January Snowfall averages 25-100" across the state higher in the northwest.
The Interstate highways in the state are I-95 (the Connecticut Turnpike) running southwest to northeast along the coast, I-84 running southwest to northeast in the center of the state, I-91 running north to south in the center of the state, and I-395 running north to south near the eastern border of the state.
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 Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Connecticut is a state of the United States, part of the New England region, as well as the southernmost state in New England and one of the wealthiest states in the country.
Connecticut The state of Connecticut can be said to be sub-divided into eight general regions which generally correspond with the eight counties of the state, though there are differences in the boundaries.
As of the 2003, the population of Connecticut was 3,483,372.
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 Connecticut - Search View - MSN Encarta
Connecticut was the fifth of the original 13 states ratifying the Constitution of the United States on January 9, 1788, and it played an important role in the development of the United States.
Connecticut is the third smallest state of the Union, with an area of only 14,356 sq km (5,543 sq mi), including 417 sq km (161 sq mi) of inland water and 1,393 sq km (538 sq mi) of coastal water over which it has jurisdiction.
Connecticut’s local government units are called towns, although, as in New England generally, they are quite similar to townships elsewhere in the nation and may include several incorporated and unincorporated communities.
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 Connecticut: State of the Arts
Connecticut is home to a dozen major art museums, over 100 art galleries, more than 35 professional theaters and performing arts companies, about two dozen dance companies, over 35 orchestras, and countless performing ensembles which celebrate our state's wealth of cultural diversity.
The people and places of Connecticut have been recognized and honored on every continent for the essential and lead role they regularly play, and many are recipients of distinguished and coveted awards of the industry.
Connecticut is often considered to be the "birthplace of American Impressionism." In the 1890's, talented artists flocked to our state to capture the beauty of our picturesque rural landscapes and serene shoreline settings.
www.sots.ct.gov /RegisterManual/Dedication.htm   (1958 words)

  
 Connecticut, United States of America Statistics, Facts and Figures from CityBloc.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Connecticut (pronounced) is a state of the United States, part of the New England region, as well as the southernmost state in New England and the wealthiest state in the country.
Between 1800 and 1860, Connecticut manufacturers applied the system to the manufacture of economically priced high quality firearms, leading to Connecticut's nickname "the arsenal of democracy." Middletown, Connecticut was the major supplier of pistols to the United States government during the War of 1812, with numerous gun manufacturers in the area.
As of 2004, the population of Connecticut was 3,503,604.
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 Connecticut
Connecticut (pronounced /kəˈnɛtɪkət/) is a state of the United States, part of the New England region, as well as the southernmost state in New England and one of the wealthiest states in the country.
Middletown, Connecticut was the major supplier of pistols to the United States government during the War of 1812, with numerous gun manufacturers in the area.
Another area of industry where Connecticut excelled was in bicycle manufacturing, and its spin-off, the earliest automobile manufacturing.
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 Suburbia: The Good Life in Connecticut?
Connecticut in the mid-19th century was primarily a rural state with a few small cities.
Connecticut was just in a position to be able to do it more easily than other people.
Connecticut has been able to a- buy into that way of living so completely because it is small.
www.simonpure.com /suburbia_print.htm   (8201 words)

  
 The Ultimate Connecticut - American History Information Guide and Reference
Connecticut is a state of the United States, part of the New England region, as well as the southernmost state in New England.
Initially, Connecticut manufacturers applied the system to the manufacture of economically priced high quality firearms by Whitney, Colt's Manufacturing Company, the New Haven Arms Company (which later became the Winchester Repeating Arms Company), and, just across the border in Massachusetts, the Springfield Armory, leading to Connecticut's nickname "the arsenal of democracy".
See Richest Places in Connecticut for full list, by county and by municipality.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Connecticut   (2200 words)

  
 Connecticut state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Connecticut is the third smallest state of the Union, with an area of only 14,359 sq km (5,544 sq mi), including 417 sq km (161 sq mi) of inland water and 1,393 sq km (538 sq mi) of coastal water over which it has jurisdiction.
In 2002, 17 percent of Connecticut’s workers were members of a labor union.
In the 1999—2000 school year Connecticut spent $10,122 on each student’s education, compared to a national average of $7,392.
www.theusaonline.com /states/connecticut.htm   (9557 words)

  
 Thurston's World - American Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The third place was on a bar on the South Fork of the American River a little above the junction of the Middle and South forks.
Connecticut became the fifth state when its legislature's voted 128 to 40 to join the USA on January 9, 1788.
Connecticut and Rhode Island were the only states that did not ratify The 18th Amendment "Prohibition" (enacted on January 16, 1920).
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 Articles - Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Connecticut (pronounced) is a U.S. state located in the Northeastern United States.
The northern boundary of the state with Massachusetts is marked by the distinctive Southwick Jog, an approximately 2.5 mile (4.0 km) square detour into Connecticut slightly west of the center of the border.
The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference is the state´s sanctioning body for high school sports.
www.bowling-balls.net /articles/Connecticut   (1264 words)

  
 Connecticut Audubon Society: EcoTravel
Block Island is one of the Nature Conservancy’s “Last Great Places” in the Western hemisphere with a great diversity of habitat and large areas of protected land on this wonderful island.
Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center in Milford, located where the Housatonic comes into Long Island Sound, is one of the best coastal birding sites in the east.
Thousands of birds congregate in the lower Connecticut River and at sunset settle in on a giant communal roost, in a mixed flock primarily composed of Tree Swallows.
www.ctaudubon.org /OLD/fieldtrip/talesofa.htm   (5360 words)

  
 People, Places and Events
The Connecticut flooded these lands forming some of the richest farmland in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Conway was initially settled in 1712 and incorporated in 1767.
Deerfield, Massachusetts, an 8000-acre land grant to the Proprietors of Dedham, was first settled by the English in 1669.
www.memorialhall.mass.edu /people_places/main.jsp?view=2   (719 words)

  
 Top20Connecticut.com - Your Top20 Guide to Connecticut!
The traditional abbreviation of the state's name is "Conn." Due to a scam in colonial days where peach pits were passed off as Nutmeg, Connecticut is nicknamed the "nutmeg state," and a resident of Connecticut is a "Nutmegger."
The southwestern border of Connecticut, where it abuts New York State, is marked by a panhandle in Fairfield County, containing Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan, and Darien, housing some of the wealthiest residents of the United States.
See [6] for a very complete and in-depth discussion of Connecticut roadways, current, past, and future.
top20connecticut.com   (2783 words)

  
 Origins of West Virginia Place Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In order for the place to have a post office it had to have a name, so the Post Master General called it Rig after my grandfather.
Wheeling - said to be from a Native American word for "place of the skull" According to an Internet website, "In an effort to warn and intimidate intruders, the chief and his warriors placed the decapitated head of a prisoner on a pole near the mouth of a small creek.
Nothing could be clearer in meaning than a sun-bleached skull placed near the pathway into one of the richest hunting grounds existing in that time.
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 Hugh Blumenfeld - Connecticut State Troubadour
My two-year stint as the state's official Troubadour is over, but I remain on the Connecticut Commission on the Arts' Performing Artist roster and am still eligible to receive matching funds for public performances and residencies in schools.
Here are some of my songs, recorded and otherwise, that deal with life, history and politics of Connecticut.
I'm also looking for songs by others that deal with Connecticut people, places and historical events in a credible, unsentimental way.
home.earthlink.net /~h2jukebox/troubadour.html   (2060 words)

  
 JEWISH CRIME
In return Annenberg was allowed to reap inordinate profits and become one of the richest men in the land, the founder of one of its singular dynasties." [FRIED, p.
Adelson is "one of richest men in America," in 1998 worth about $600 million.
Among those who find a place in Alan Block's book about organized crime on these islands are
www.jewishtribalreview.org /09crime.htm   (9096 words)

  
 WASHINGTONIAN: Great Places to Live   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In upper Northwest DC, scattered bungalows can be found in American University Park and Chevy Chase off Connecticut Avenue—the 3200 block of Morrison Street, the 3900 block of Livingston Street, and the 3700 blocks of Oliver, Morrison, and Northampton streets.
Hollin Hills, a neighborhood of about 450 homes south of Old Town Alexandria and west of Fort Hunt Road, offers the richest collection of contemporaries in the area.
Built after World War II and into the 1960s, the homes come in 14 styles designed by local architect Charles Goodman.
www.washingtonian.com /schools/greatplacestolive/05/other.html   (1968 words)

  
 It Shines For All
And if Iran accepts them, this will be touted as a real victory.
But really we're rewarding the mullahs for doing what they shouldn't have been doing in the first place.
The message for other rogue regimes is clear: Break the rules and you'll be rewarded.
www.smartertimes.com   (5003 words)

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