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Welcome to Ansonia ...

The city of Ansonia is located in New Haven County.

When the people of Ansonia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ansonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ansonia has a population of 18,732 people<2> (see below for details).

Ansonia is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ansonia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Ansonia: (203) & (475)<4>

The ZIP code for Ansonia: 06401<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ansonia had a population of 19,249 people. This makes Ansonia the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Ansonia represents 0.54% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,249 people, the population of Ansonia increased 3.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,554 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ansonia had an population of 18,732 people. This is a decrease of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ansonia.

Communities near Ansonia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ansonia and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   145,936   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   145,936   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   61,160   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hamden   [Map]   61,125   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Meriden   [Map]   59,622   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Meriden   [Map]   59,622   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ansonia.

Communities Also Named Ansonia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ansonia - they are located in New York, Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ansonia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ansonia. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ansonia. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ansonia. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ansonia:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ansonia ...

Looking for more information about Ansonia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ansonia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ansonia.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ansonia. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ansonia refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ansonia may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ansonia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ansonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ansonia.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ansonia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ansonia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Ansonia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ansonia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ansonia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ansonia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ansonia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3441, Longitude: -73.0689     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ansonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ansonia.