Hawleyville, Connecticut

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Hawleyville
Unincorporated area
The Hawleyville Deli lies along Route 25 where it crosses the Housatonic Railroad.
The Hawleyville Deli lies along Route 25 where it crosses the Housatonic Railroad.
Country United States
State Connecticut
NECTA Newtown
Region Housatonic Valley
Time zone Eastern
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC)

Hawleyville is an unincorporated community in Fairfield County in the Town of Newtown, Connecticut about 1 mile outside of the Incorporated Borough of Newtown.

History[edit]

In early history, the village of Hawleyville briefly emerged as a railroad center, causing the town - Newtown's - population to grow over 4,000 circa 1881.[1] The railroads included the New York and New England Railroad and the Hawleyville Branch of the Danbury and Norwalk Railroad.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Ronald Dale Karr (1995). The Rail Lines of Southern New England, A Handbook of Railroad History. Branch Line Press. ISBN 0-942147-02-2. 

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Coordinates: 41°25′34″N 73°21′21″W / 41.4260°N 73.3557°W / 41.4260; -73.3557