Waterbury, Connecticut

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Waterbury (nicknamed "The Brass City") is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City.wikipedia
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Connecticut

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Waterbury (nicknamed "The Brass City") is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City. As of the 2010 census, Waterbury had a population of 110,366, making it the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area, 9th largest city in New England and the 5th largest city in Connecticut.
The state capital and fourth largest city is Hartford, and other major cities and towns (by population) include Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Danbury, New Britain, Greenwich, and Bristol.

New York metropolitan area

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As of the 2010 census, Waterbury had a population of 110,366, making it the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area, 9th largest city in New England and the 5th largest city in Connecticut.
The metropolitan area includes New York City (the most populous city in the United States), Long Island, and the Mid and Lower Hudson Valley in the state of New York; the five largest cities in New Jersey: Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, and Edison, and their vicinities; and six of the seven largest cities in Connecticut: Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, and Danbury, and their vicinities.

New Haven County, Connecticut

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Waterbury is the second-largest city in New Haven County, Connecticut.
Two of the state's largest cities, New Haven (2nd) and Waterbury (5th), are part of New Haven County.

Connecticut Route 8

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The city is along Interstate 84 (Yankee Expressway) and Route 8 and has a Metro-North railroad station with connections to Grand Central Terminal.
It is a 67.36 mi state highway running north–south from Bridgeport, through Waterbury, all the way to the Massachusetts state line where it continues as Massachusetts Route 8.

Post University

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Waterbury is also home to Post University and the regional campuses of the University of Connecticut, University of Bridgeport, Western Connecticut State University as well as Naugatuck Valley Community College.
Post University is a private, for-profit university in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Grand Central Terminal

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The city is along Interstate 84 (Yankee Expressway) and Route 8 and has a Metro-North railroad station with connections to Grand Central Terminal.
The clock was designed by Henry Edward Bedford, cast in Waterbury, Connecticut, and designed by the Self Winding Clock Company and built by the Seth Thomas Clock Company, along with several other clocks in the terminal.

Naugatuck, Connecticut

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At that time, it included all or parts of what later became the towns of Watertown, Plymouth, Wolcott, Prospect, Naugatuck, Thomaston, and Middlebury.
The town spans both sides of the Naugatuck River just south of Waterbury, and includes the communities of Union City on the east side of the river, which has its own post office, Straitsville on the southeast (along Route 63), and Millville on the west (along Rubber Avenue).

Watertown, Connecticut

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At that time, it included all or parts of what later became the towns of Watertown, Plymouth, Wolcott, Prospect, Naugatuck, Thomaston, and Middlebury.
It is a suburb of Waterbury.

Waterbury station

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The city is along Interstate 84 (Yankee Expressway) and Route 8 and has a Metro-North railroad station with connections to Grand Central Terminal.
The Waterbury station is a commuter rail stop on the Waterbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line, located on Meadow Street in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States.

Plymouth, Connecticut

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At that time, it included all or parts of what later became the towns of Watertown, Plymouth, Wolcott, Prospect, Naugatuck, Thomaston, and Middlebury.
Plymouth (formerly Northbury, a section of Waterbury) was originally used as a burying ground for Waterbury.

Wolcott, Connecticut

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At that time, it included all or parts of what later became the towns of Watertown, Plymouth, Wolcott, Prospect, Naugatuck, Thomaston, and Middlebury.
The early towns of Waterbury and Farmington occupied a great deal of west-central Connecticut in the Naugatuck River Valley and Farmington River Valley at the end of the 17th century.

Timex Group USA

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Timex Group USA, Inc. (formerly known as Timex Corporation) is an American manufacturing company founded in 1854 as the Waterbury Clock Company in Waterbury, Connecticut.

International Silver Company

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In 1898, both companies became part of the International Silver Company, headquartered in nearby Meriden.
Other Connecticut companies that became part of the corporation also include Holmes & Edwards Silver Company in Bridgeport; Derby Silver Company in Derby; Norwich Cutlery in Norwich; Rogers and Brothers, and Rogers and Hamilton in Waterbury.

Downtown Waterbury Historic District

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The Downtown Waterbury Historic District is the core of the city of Waterbury, Connecticut, United States.

Mad River (Connecticut)

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Waterbury emerged as an early American industrial power in the early 19th century when the city began to manufacture brass, harnessing the waters of the Mad River and the Naugatuck River to power the early factories.
Rising at the outlet of Cedar Lake just south of Bristol, it courses roughly 11 miles through Wolcott and Waterbury before emptying into the Naugatuck River.

Town Plot Hill

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The original settlement of Waterbury in 1674 was in the area now known as the Town Plot section.
Town Plot is a neighborhood in the west end of the city of Waterbury, Connecticut.

New England

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As of the 2010 census, Waterbury had a population of 110,366, making it the 10th largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area, 9th largest city in New England and the 5th largest city in Connecticut.
As of December 2016, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with the lowest unemployment rate, 2.1%, was Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont; the MSA with the highest rate, 4.9%, was Waterbury, Connecticut.

Ingersoll Watch Company

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Another famous Waterbury product of the mid-19th century was Robert H. Ingersoll's one-dollar pocket watch, five million of which were sold.
The first Ingersoll watches, called "Universal" were introduced in 1892, supplied by the Waterbury Clock Company.

University of Connecticut

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Waterbury is also home to Post University and the regional campuses of the University of Connecticut, University of Bridgeport, Western Connecticut State University as well as Naugatuck Valley Community College.
The University of Connecticut's Waterbury campus serves more than 1,000 students annually.

Prospect, Connecticut

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At that time, it included all or parts of what later became the towns of Watertown, Plymouth, Wolcott, Prospect, Naugatuck, Thomaston, and Middlebury.
Neighboring towns are Waterbury to the north, Cheshire to the east, Bethany to the south, and Naugatuck to the west.

Thomaston, Connecticut

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At that time, it included all or parts of what later became the towns of Watertown, Plymouth, Wolcott, Prospect, Naugatuck, Thomaston, and Middlebury.
Thomaston is in southeastern Litchfield County, bordered on the south by the city of Waterbury in New Haven County.

Unico National

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UNICO National is a service organization of Italian Americans established in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1922 to "engage in charitable works, support higher education, and perform patriotic deeds".

Chase Brass and Copper Company

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The city's metal manufacturing mills (Scovill Manufacturing, Anaconda American Brass, and Chase Brass & Copper were the largest) occupied more than 2 million square feet (180,000 m 2 ) and more than 90 buildings.
Founded in 1876, in Waterbury, Connecticut, it was one of the brass manufacturers that contributed to Waterbury's nickname "The Brass City".

Michael J. McGivney

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His father worked as a molder in a Waterbury, Connecticut, brass mill.

WQQW (Connecticut)

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WQQW was a radio station on 1590 AM in Waterbury, Connecticut, operating between 1934 and 1992.