New Haven, Connecticut

city in Connecticut, United States

New Haven is the second largest city in Connecticut, after Bridgeport, with a population of 134,023 at the 2020 census.[2] "New Haven" may also refer to the wider Greater New Haven area, which has nearly 600,000 inhabitants in the immediate area.[3][4] It is in New Haven County, on New Haven Harbor, on the northern shore of Long Island Sound.

New Haven
The Elm City
New Haven's location within New Haven County and Connecticut
New Haven's location within New Haven County and Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°18′36″N 72°55′25″W / 41.31000°N 72.92361°W / 41.31000; -72.92361
CountryUnited States
U.S. stateConnecticut
CountyNew Haven
MSAGreater New Haven
CSANew York
Settled (town)April 3, 1638
Incorporated (city)1784
Named forA "New Haven", meaning "new harbor"
 • City20.13 sq mi (52.15 km2)
 • Land18.69 sq mi (48.41 km2)
 • Water1.44 sq mi (3.74 km2)
59 ft (18 m)
 • City134,023
 • Density7,170/sq mi (2,768.5/km2)
 • Urban
561,456 (US: 77th)
 • Urban density1,884.0/sq mi (727.4/km2)
 • Metro
862,477 (US: 69th)
DemonymNew Havener
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Codes
Area code(s)203/475
FIPS code09-52000
GNIS feature ID0209231
AirportTweed New Haven Airport
Major highways

The trial for the mutiny of the slave ship Amistad took place in New Haven.[5]

References change

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 21, 2021. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: New Haven city, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 3, 2023.
  3. U.S. Census Bureau - Population in New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs) in Alphabetical Order and Numerical and Percent Change: 1990 and 2000
  4. "South Central Regional Council of Governments". Archived from the original on 2007-10-15. Retrieved 2007-12-26.
  5. "Unidentified Young Man". World Digital Library. 1839–1840. Retrieved 2013-07-28.

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