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Welcome to East Haven ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for East Haven: E. Haven

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of East Haven has a population of 28,569 people<3> (see below for details).

East Haven is near sea level<4>.

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

Area codes for East Haven: (203) and (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Haven had an population of 28,569 people. This is a decrease of 2.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of East Haven had a population of 29,257 people. This makes East Haven the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of East Haven represents 0.82% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,257 people, the population of East Haven increased 3.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28,189 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Haven.

Communities Also Named East Haven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named East Haven - it's located in Vermont.

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

Communities near East Haven ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Haven.

  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of East Haven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • 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 southwest of East Haven
    • 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
  • Hamden [New Haven County]
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    • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of East Haven
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
  • Meriden [New Haven County]
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    • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of East Haven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Milford [New Haven County]
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      • Milford [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Milford [New Haven County]
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      • Milford [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 53,195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<7>
    • Stratford [Fairfield County]
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      • Stratford [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
    • Wallingford [New Haven County]
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      • Wallingford [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,326 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallingford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallingford
    • Shelton [Fairfield County]
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      • Shelton [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<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 East Haven. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Haven.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Haven ...

Looking for more information about East Haven? 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 East Haven, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Haven.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Haven. 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 East Haven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Haven - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- East Haven) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Haven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2957, Longitude: -72.8626       In this case, the coordinates for East Haven 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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