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History of Southbury, Connecticut, USA

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Southbury, Connecticut, USA

Southbury is the only town in America called "Southbury." Its town seal says "unica unaque," Latin for "the one and only."

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  • 1787 - Southbury incorporated in 1787

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ southbury/

  • 1819 - Southbury
    Southbury is a post town, situated in the northwestern section of the county, upon the northeast side of the Ousatonick river, 40 miles southwest...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Southbury
    Southbury, a post-village of New Haven county, Connecticut, 22 miles N.W. by N. from New Haven. On the main street, which is beautifully shaded, are...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - The oldest office-holder in the United States is probably the Town Clerk of Southbury, Conn., who is 95 years old.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    December 17, 1870

  • News 1889 - Capitalists boring for oil at Southbury, Conn., were rejoicing on the 26th over the discovery of oil at a depth of eleven hundred feet.
    The drill run through a vein of earth in which there was much silver.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 2, 1889

  • 1895 - Southbury
    Southbury, a post-village in Southbury township, New Haven co., Conn., on the Pomeraug River, 10 miles S.W. of Waterbury, and 22 miles N.W. of New...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Southbury, a post-village in Southbury township (town), New Haven co., Conn., on the Pomeraug River, 10 miles SW. of Waterbury. It has manufactures...Read MORE...


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    Greetings from Southbury, Conn.
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  • Southbury, Connecticut, USA
    "The Shelton Homestead", Southbury, Conn.
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"The Shelton Homestead", Southbury, Conn.
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  • 1787 - Southbury incorporated in 1787

    connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ southbury/
  • 1819 - Southbury
    Southbury is a post town, situated in the northwestern section of the county, upon the northeast side of the Ousatonick river, 40 miles southwest... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Southbury
    Southbury, a post-village of New Haven county, Connecticut, 22 miles N.W. by N. from New Haven. On the main street, which is beautifully shaded, are... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - The oldest office-holder in the United States is probably the Town Clerk of Southbury, Conn., who is 95 years old.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    December 17, 1870
  • News  1889 - Capitalists boring for oil at Southbury, Conn., were rejoicing on the 26th over the discovery of oil at a depth of eleven hundred feet.
    The drill run through a vein of earth in which there was much silver. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 2, 1889
  • 1895 - Southbury
    Southbury, a post-village in Southbury township, New Haven co., Conn., on the Pomeraug River, 10 miles S.W. of Waterbury, and 22 miles N.W. of New... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Southbury, a post-village in Southbury township (town), New Haven co., Conn., on the Pomeraug River, 10 miles SW. of Waterbury. It has manufactures... Read MORE...

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