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Welcome to Beacon Falls ...

The Town of Beacon Falls is located in New Haven County<1>.

The location of Beacon Falls has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Beacon Falls has a population of 6,222 people<3> (see below for details).

Beacon Falls is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Beacon Falls: (203) & (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beacon Falls had an population of 6,222 people. This is an increase of 2.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Beacon Falls had a population of 6,049 people. This makes Beacon Falls the county's 33rd most populous community.

The population of Beacon Falls represents 0.17% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,049 people, the population of Beacon Falls increased 15.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,246 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Beacon Falls.

Communities near Beacon Falls ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Beacon Falls.

  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Beacon Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Beacon Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Beacon Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Beacon Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Beacon Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<7>
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Beacon Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Beacon Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Beacon Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<7>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Beacon Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Beacon Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<7>

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 Beacon Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beacon Falls.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beacon Falls. 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 Beacon Falls.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beacon Falls. See our Newspapers Page for Beacon Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beacon Falls ...

Looking for more information about Beacon Falls? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Beacon Falls, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Beacon Falls.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beacon Falls. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New Haven, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beacon Falls.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beacon Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beacon Falls) 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 Beacon Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beacon Falls

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beacon Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4387, Longitude: -73.0557       In this case, the coordinates for Beacon Falls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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