The 5th state to join the Union, Connecticut's name is Mohegon in origin: Quinnehtukqut, which is Mohegan for "Long River Place" or "Beside the Long Tidal River." Some interesting Connecticut firsts are recorded by the Connecticut state government:
This information was drawn from the CT.gov website, where you will find more detail on Connecticut history and culture.
Search for data on Connecticut in Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference using broad subject categories. Note that the searches retrieve top-level views of datasets: there are many more indicators and variables included in each dataset, and more granular geographies. Add additional keywords to retrieve more precise results.
|Agriculture & Food||Industry, Business, & Commerce|
|Banking, Finance, & Insurance||International Relations & Trade|
|Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement||Labor & Employment|
|Education||Military & Defense|
|Energy Resources & Industries||Natural Resources & Environment|
|Government & Politics||Population & Income|
|Health & Vital Statistics||Prices, Consumption, & Cost of Living|
|Housing & Construction||Transportation & Traffic|