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Haddam

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Haddam
State:
Connecticut
County:
Middlesex County
Probate District:
33
Year Established:
1668
Year Incorporated:
1668
Form of Government:
Selectman - Town Meeting
Town Hall Address:
Town Hall
30 Field Park Drive
Haddam, CT 06438
(860) 345-8531
Research 9 a.m to 3 p.m M-F
Must request volumes from Clerk
Web Address:
www.haddam.org/

History Brief:
On 4 October 1660 the Court was petitioned to approve the settling of a Plantation at Thirty Mile Island. The bounds were laid out 1668 and the plantation named, Haddum. The town, whose name evolved to Haddam, belonged to Hartford County until 1785 when Middlesex County was formed. Town vital records begin 1668. Barbour collection records cover 1668-1852.
   
Other City Names (0)
No Data Available.
 
Settled From (0)
No Data Available.
 
Population (2)
Year:1990
Population:6769

Year:2000
Population:7157
 
Founding Families (25)
Surname:Ackley

Surname:Arnold

Surname:Bailey

Surname:Bates

Surname:Brainerd

Surname:Brooks

Surname:Butler

Surname:Clark

Surname:Cone

Surname:Corby

Surname:Dibble

Surname:Gaines

Surname:Gates

Surname:Hannison

Surname:Jones

Surname:Luxford

Surname:Parents

Surname:Shayler

Surname:Smith

Surname:Spencer

Surname:Stannard

Surname:Ventres

Surname:Webb

Surname:Wells

Surname:Wyatt
 
Cemeteries (18)
Name:Andrews Cemetery
Location:Haddam Neck

Name:Beaver Meadow Cemetery
Location:Beaver Meadow Road

Name:Burr District Cemetery
Location:Killingworth Road

Name:Clark Cemetery
Location:Saybrook Road

Name:Dickinson Cemetery
Location:Near Center

Name:Emmons Cemetery
Location:1 Grave near Reservoir

Name:Haddam New Cemetery
Location:Middlesex Turnpike

Name:Haddam Old Cemetery
Location:By Town Hall

Name:Higganum Cemetery
Location:Maple Avenue

Name:Little City Cemetery
Location:Little City Road

Name:New Ponsett Cemetery
Location:Killingworth Road

Name:New Rock Landing Cemetery
Location:Rock Landing Road

Name:Old Little City
Location:West part of town

Name:Old Ponsett Cemetery
Location:Pokorny Road

Name:Old Rock Landing Cemetery
Location:Old Rock Landing Road

Name:Thirty Mile Island Plantation Cemetery
Location:Middlesex Turnpike

Name:Turkey Hill Cemetery
Location:Turkey Hill

Name:Tylerville Cemetery
Location:On Camp Bethel Road
 
Churches (7)
Name:First Congregational of Haddam (860) 345-2742
Location:905 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT 06438
Website:www.haddamcorgchurch.org

Name:Haddam Neck Congregational (860) 267-4255
Location:408 Quarry Hill Road, Haddam Neck, CT 06424
Website:www.haddamneckcongregationalchurch.org

Name:Higganum Congregational Church (860) 345-4304
Location:23 Parsonage Road, Higganum, CT 06441
Website:www.hccucc.org

Name:Higgnum United Methodist Church (860) 345-4622
Location:248 Saybrook Road, Higganum, CT 06441

Name:St Peters Roman Catholic Church-Higganum (860) 345-8018
Location:30 Saint Peters Lane, Higganum, CT 06441

Name:St. James Episcolpal (860) 345-0058
Location: Rte 81, Higganum, CT 06441
Website:wwwstjameshigganum.org

Name:Valley Bible Evangelical (860) 345-8932
Location:220 Turkey Hill Road, Haddam, CT 06438
Website:www.valleybibleefc.org
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (8)
Name:Beaver Meadow

Name:Candlewood Hill

Name:Haddam Neck

Name:Hidden Lake

Name:Ponset

Name:Shailerville

Name:Turkey Hill

Name:Tylerville
 
Historical Locations (2)
Name:Hezekiah Scovil Sr. House

Name:Thankful Arnold House
 
Notable Citizens (3)
Name:Daniel & Hezekiah Scovil (Developed the Scovil Hoe or Planter's Hoe)
Type:Historic

Name:David Brainerd (Missionary )
Type:Historic

Name:Stephen Johnson Field (Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1863-1897)
Type:Historic
 
Newspapers (0)
No Data Available.
 
Schools (5)
Name:Burr Elementary Schoole PK-4 (860 345-4584
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:792 Killingworth Road, P.O. Box 570, Higganum, CT 06441
Website:www.rsd17.org/bes

Name:Haddam Elementary School K-4 (860) 345-4551
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:272 Old Saybrook Road, P.O. Box 439 Higganum, CT 06441
Website:www.rsd17.org/hes

Name:Haddam-Killingworth High School 9-12 (860 345-8541)
Type:High School
Location:95 Little City Road, P.O. Box 569, Higganum, CT 06441
Website:www.rsd17.org/hkhs

Name:Haddam-Killingworth Middle School 5-8 (860) 663-1241
Type:Middle School
Location:451 Route 81, Killingworth, CT 06419
Website:www.rsd17.org/hkms

Name:Killingworth Elementary School K-4 (860) 663-1121
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:340 Route 81 P.O. Box 609 Killingworth, CT 06419
Website:www.rsd17.org/kes
 
Libraries (1)
Name:Brainerd Memorial Library (860) 345-2204
Type:Current
Location:920 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT 06438
Website:www.brainerdlibrary.lioninc.org
 
Published Histories (1)
Name:"Town of Haddam" in The History of Middlesex of CT
Author:Richard M. Bayles
Date Published:1884
Publisher:J.B. Beers & Co.
 
Genealogy Websites (0)
No Data Available.
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (1)
Name:Jan Sweet
Contact Data:946 Saybrook Road
Haddam, CT 06438
jansweet@juno.com
or contact the
Haddam Historical Society
P.O.Box 97
Haddam, CT 06438
(860) 345-2400
www.haddamhistory.org
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1662 - Present
Marriage:1699 - Present
Death:1733 - Present
 





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