Capitol Planning Region
Planning region
Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)
Official logo of Capitol Planning Region
Map of Connecticut highlighting Capitol Planning Region
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
Map of the United States highlighting Connecticut
Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°51′N 72°39′W / 41.85°N 72.65°W / 41.85; -72.65
Country United States
State Connecticut
Largest cityHartford
Other citiesNew Britain
 • Executive DirectorMatthew Hart
 • Total976,248
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 2nd, 5th
Interactive map of the Capitol Planning Region

The Capitol Planning Region is a planning region and county-equivalent in Connecticut. It is served by the coterminous Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG). In 2022, planning regions were approved to replace Connecticut's counties as county-equivalents for statistical purposes, with full implementation occurring by 2024.[1][2]


Historical population
2022 (est.)981,447[3]0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 976,248 people living in the Capitol Planning Region.[2]


The following municipalities are members of the Capitol Planning Region:[4]


  1. ^ "Governor Lamont Announces U.S. Census Bureau Approves Proposal for Connecticut's Planning Regions To Become County Equivalents". Retrieved March 24, 2023.
  2. ^ a b c "Change to County-Equivalents in the State of Connecticut". Federal Register. June 6, 2022. Retrieved March 24, 2023.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Capitol Planning Region, Connecticut; United States". Retrieved 2023-05-13.
  4. ^ "About". Capitol Region Council of Governments. Retrieved March 24, 2023.