Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 192.
LITCHFIELD, c. h., p. t., seat of justice of Litchfield co., Ct., 32 ms. W. of Hartford; from W. 326 ms. Watered by Naugatuck, Shepang, and Bantam rivers, and Bantam lake, or Great pond. Pop. in 1840, 4,038; in 1850, 3,953.