Northeastern Connecticut Planning Region
Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (NECCOG)
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Map of Connecticut highlighting Northeastern Connecticut Planning Region
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
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Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°47′N 71°56′W / 41.78°N 71.94°W / 41.78; -71.94
Country United States
State Connecticut
Largest townKillingly
 • Executive directorJohn Filchak
 • Total553.9 sq mi (1,435 km2)
 • Total95,348
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
Interactive map of the Northeastern Connecticut Planning Region

The Northeastern Connecticut Planning Region is a planning region and county-equivalent in Connecticut. It is served by the coterminous Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (NECCOG). 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.)96,196[3]0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 95,348 people living in the Northeastern Connecticut Planning Region.[2]


The following municipalities are members of the Northeastern Connecticut 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: Northeastern Connecticut Planning Region, Connecticut; United States". Retrieved May 13, 2023.
  4. ^ "Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments". Retrieved March 24, 2023.