Branford, Connecticut

town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United Sates

Branford is a coastal town in southern Connecticut. The town is just east of New Haven. At the 2020 census, 28,273 people were living in Branford.[1]

Branford, Connecticut
Branford town hall
Branford town hall
Location in New Haven County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°16′40″N 72°47′59″W / 41.27778°N 72.79972°W / 41.27778; -72.79972
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyNew Haven
RegionSouth Central Region
Settled1644
Incorporated1685
Area
 • Total28.0 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Land22.0 sq mi (56.9 km2)
 • Water6.0 sq mi (15.6 km2)
Elevation
43 ft (13 m)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total28,273
 • Density1,000/sq mi (390/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06405
Area code(s)203/475
FIPS code09-07310
GNIS feature ID0213395
Websitewww.branford-ct.gov

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Census - Geography Profile: Branford town, New Haven County, Connecticut". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 26, 2021.