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Welcome to East Haven ...

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

East Haven is near sea level<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for East Haven: (203) & (475)<4>

The ZIP code for East Haven: 06512<5>

Websites for East Haven ...

Official Website: www.townofeasthaven.com/

Adding East Haven 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 East Haven 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 East Haven elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for East Haven on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named East Haven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named East Haven - they are located in Alabama (2), Indiana, Texas, Vermont and Virginia.

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 west 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 west 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
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<6> to the northwest of East Haven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<6> to the northwest of East Haven
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north 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 18 miles [29 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>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west 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
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<7>
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of East Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for East Haven, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for East Haven.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for East Haven: www.townofeasthaven.com/

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Haven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<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 community (such as East Haven). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether East Haven or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 41.2762, Longitude: -72.8684       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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