Jordan Village, Connecticut

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Jordan Village Historic District
Jordan Green, Waterford, CT.JPG
The 1838 Beebe Phillips house (left) and the 1740 Jordan Schoolhouse on Jordan Green
Jordan Village, Connecticut is located in Connecticut
Jordan Village, Connecticut
Jordan Village, Connecticut is located in the US
Jordan Village, Connecticut
Location Junction of North Rd. and Avery Ln. with Rope Ferry Rd., Waterford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°20′23″N 72°8′33″W / 41.33972°N 72.14250°W / 41.33972; -72.14250Coordinates: 41°20′23″N 72°8′33″W / 41.33972°N 72.14250°W / 41.33972; -72.14250
Area 57 acres (23 ha)
Built 1848
Architectural style Greek Revival, Queen Anne
NRHP reference # 90001289[1]
Added to NRHP August 23, 1990

Jordan is a village in the town of Waterford, Connecticut, and the historic center of the town. It was named from the Jordan River.[2] The village was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Jordan Village Historic District in 1990. The district includes 58 contributing buildings and one other contributing site over an area of 57 acres (23 ha). It includes examples of Greek Revival and Queen Anne architectural styles.[1]


Jordan Village is located on land known historically as Jordan Plain, a flat land area at the head of Jordan Cove, an estuary off Long Island Sound. The historic district surrounds the intersection of Rope Ferry Road and North Road.[3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 171. 
  3. ^ "Jordan Village Historic District". Adapted from Mary E. McCahon, Architectural Historian, Jordan Village Historic District Comm., and John Herzan, Connecticut Historical Commission, Jordan Village Historic District, Waterford, CT, nomination document, 1990, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C. The Gombach Group. 2010.