A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Derby ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Derby has a population of 12,339 people<2> (see below for details).
Derby was established in 1642.
In the past, Derby was named Birmingham
The community of Derby is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Derby lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Derby: (203) & (475)<4>
The ZIP code for Derby: 06418<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Derby had an population of 12,339 people. This is a decrease of 4.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Derby had a population of 12,902 people. This makes Derby the county's 28th most populous community.
The population of Derby represents 0.36% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,902 people, the population of Derby increased 4.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,391 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Derby.
Adding Derby to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Derby in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Derby elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Derby on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Derby on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Derby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Derby - they are located in Alabama, Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Derby.
Communities near Derby ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Derby.
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 Derby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Derby.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Derby. 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 Derby.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Derby. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Derby.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Derby ...
Looking for more information about Derby? 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 Derby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Derby.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Derby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021