Northwest Hills Planning Region
Planning region
Northwest Hills Council of Governments (NHCOG)
Official logo of Northwest Hills Planning Region
Map of Connecticut highlighting Northwest Hills Planning Region
Location within the U.S. state of Connecticut
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Connecticut's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°50′N 73°13′W / 41.83°N 73.22°W / 41.83; -73.22
Country United States
State Connecticut
Founded2013
Largest cityTorrington
Other citiesWinsted
Government
 • Executive DirectorRobert A. Phillips
Area
 • Total786.6 sq mi (2,037 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total112,503
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 5th
Websitenorthwesthillscog.org
Map
Interactive map of the Northwest Hills Planning Region

The Northwest Hills Planning Region is a planning region and county-equivalent in Connecticut, United States. It is served by the coterminous Northwest Hills Council of Governments (NHCOG). 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]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
2020112,503
2022 (est.)113,234[3]0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 112,503 people living in the Northwest Hills Planning Region.[2]

Municipalities

The following municipalities are members of the Northwest Hills Region:[4]

Cities

Towns

References

  1. ^ "Governor Lamont Announces U.S. Census Bureau Approves Proposal for Connecticut's Planning Regions To Become County Equivalents". CT.gov. 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: Northwest Hills Planning Region, Connecticut; United States". www.census.gov. Retrieved May 13, 2023.
  4. ^ "Northwest Hills Council of Governments". Retrieved March 24, 2023.