Union, Connecticut

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Union is a town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 693 at the 2000 census, making it the least populous town in Connecticut and the second-least populous municipality in Connecticut; only the Borough of Fenwick has fewer people. Union includes the village of Mashapaug located in the Metacomet Ridge at the Massachusetts state line.



The first white settlement in Union was in 1727, making Union the last Connecticut town east of the Connecticut River to be settled. The first settler was James McNall of Worcester, Massachusetts. He was closely followed by his brother William.[1] The town was incorporated in October 1734.[2]

There were 500 people in the town in 1756. The population grew to 767 by 1800, but declined thereafter. There were just 431 people in Union as of 1890.[3]

Notable people


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 29.8 square miles (77.3 km²), of which, 28.7 square miles (74.4 km²) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²) of it (3.75%) is water.

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