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Welcome to Milford ...
The location of Milford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Milford has a population of 53,195 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Milford.
Milford is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Milford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Milford: (203) & (475)<5>
The ZIP code for Milford: 06460<6>
Websites for Milford ...
Official Website: www.ci.milford.ct.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.milfordct.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milford had an population of 53,195 people. This is an increase of 3.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Milford had a population of 51,271 people (which is 5.94% of the total population of New Haven County). This makes Milford the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Milford represents 1.43% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 51,271 people, the population of Milford increased 1.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 50,594 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Milford.
Adding Milford 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 Milford 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 Milford elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Milford on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milford on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Milford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Milford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Milford.
Communities near Milford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milford.
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 Milford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milford. 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 Milford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milford. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Milford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milford ...
Looking for more information about Milford? 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 Milford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Milford.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Milford: www.ci.milford.ct.us/
The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021