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Welcome to Ansonia ...
The location of Ansonia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ansonia, you might consider that their post office opened in 1849.
When the people of Ansonia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ansonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ansonia has a population of 18,636 people<4> (see below for details).
Ansonia is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Ansonia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Ansonia: (203) and (475)<6>
The ZIP code for Ansonia: 06401<7>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ansonia had an population of 18,636 people. This is a decrease of 3.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.44% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ansonia.
Communities Also Named Ansonia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Ansonia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ansonia.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ansonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ansonia.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ansonia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ansonia. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Ansonia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ansonia.
Adding Ansonia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ansonia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ansonia was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Ansonia in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ansonia.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023