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Best Classifieds Websites for Connecticut

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Classified ads remain one of the most effective ways to promote goods and services for sale in Connecticut. And since most classified ads have shifted to a digital format, it’s become easier than ever to find buyers or sellers near you. Quickly find what you’re looking for, save your favorites, and in many cases, respond directly to the ads from the website. Here are the best websites to find classified ads in Connecticut:

Hartford Courant

Known simply as the Courant, this newspaper is the largest daily newspaper in the Constitution State. Search directly for specific items, browse by category, or view all of the featured or most recent ads.

New Haven Register

This daily newspaper is one of the oldest continuously running newspapers in the United States. You can place your ad online or browse multiple categories without a subscription.


This long-standing classifieds website is available across the country, offering insight into specific markets and large cities within each state. In Connecticut, users can take their pick of five different metros.

Republican American

This newspaper was formed with the merging of two newspapers, The Waterbury Republican and The Waterbury American. Its website features both a marketplace and a classifieds section that features legal announcements, real estate, for sale items, and more.

Connecticut Post

Serving Connecticut’s southwest market, the daily Connecticut Post created its first issue in 1883. Today, users can post and browse classified ads online in a range of categories, including merchandise, pets, tag sales, and real estate.

Stamford Advocate

Founded in 1829 as the Stamford Intelligencer, the Stamford Advocate circulates more than 10,000 copies each day. Its online classifieds interface is very user-friendly, making it easy to browse or find specific products or services without a bunch of clicking and backtracking. Buyers can also respond directly to ads on the website.

Facebook Marketplace

The largest social media platform is also a top choice for buying and selling goods. Facebook has strict rules on what can and can’t be sold, but if you’re in the market for the categories they offer, this is an easy way to list or shop a broad variety of items. Plus, it’s free for both the buyer and the seller to use!

Connecticut Living has always been seen as a wayfinding guide, from restaurants to hotels and more. That’s why it’s no surprise they also have a classifieds section.

CityBase is similar to Craigslist in that it targets local markets, but it’s newer, bigger, and targets local markets a little deeper. The tradeoff is that it’s more limited in its categories, which span jobs, cars, for sale items, services, real estate, classes, and community.

The Day

Based in New London, this award-winning newspaper is one of the state’s oldest, dating all the way back to 1881. The classifieds section is viewable online without a newspaper subscription.

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