Lake Candlewood in Fairfield County CT


Lake Candlewood, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Lake Candlewood is a cultural feature (reservoir) in Fairfield County. The primary coordinates for Lake Candlewood places it within the CT 06784 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Feature Name: Lake Candlewood
Category: Connecticut physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Cultural
Class: Reservoir
Description: About 11 miles long near the western border of Connecticut, between Danbury and New Milford; formed by damming the Rocky River.
History: Named to commemorate the early use of the pitch pine wood cut up into short sticks and burned as candles. Used by local Indians who taught the white settlers.
County: Fairfield County
Latitude: 41.5013039
Longitude: -73.4525717
GNIS ID: 206018

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Nearby Cities, Towns & CDPs

New Milford, CT (5.6 miles NNE)
Putnam Lake, NY (5.6 miles WSW)
Danbury, CT (7.4 miles S)
Pawling, NY (8.9 miles WNW)
Bethel, CT (9.2 miles SSE)
Brewster Hill, NY (9.5 miles SW)
Newtown, CT (9.8 miles SE)
Brewster, NY (11.1 miles SW)
Heritage Village, CT (11.2 miles E)
Peach Lake, NY (11.3 miles SW)

Other Small Populated Places

Bogus Hill, CT (< 0.1 mile)
Knollcrest, CT (< 0.1 mile)
Candlewood Lake Club, CT (< 0.1 mile)
Chimney Point, CT (< 0.1 mile)
Chimney Point, CT (< 0.1 mile)
Candlewood Isle, CT (1.4 miles S)
Candlewood Knolls, CT (1.4 miles SSW)
Candlewood Shores, CT (1.4 miles SSE)
Sail Harbor, CT (1.9 miles NNW)
Inglenook, CT (1.9 miles NW)

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