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Welcome to New Haven ...
New Haven was established in 1638.
When the people of New Haven refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use New Havener<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, New Haven has a population of 130,088 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of New Haven is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: New Haven lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for New Haven: (203) and (475)<5>
The ZIP codes for New Haven: 06501-06511, 06513, 06515, 06519-06521, 06530-06538, 06540<6>
Websites for New Haven ...
Official Website: www.cityofnewhaven.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.newhavenchamber.com/
Junior League: jlgnh.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Haven had an population of 130,088 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.23% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, New Haven had a population of 129,779 people (or 15.05% of the total population of New Haven County). This makes New Haven the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of New Haven represents 3.63% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 129,779 people, the population of New Haven increased 4.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 123,626 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for New Haven.
Communities Also Named New Haven ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 27 communities that are also named New Haven - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (3), Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Haven.
Communities near New Haven ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New 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 New Haven. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Haven.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New 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 New Haven.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Haven. Our list includes 189 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Haven.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Haven ...
Looking for more information about New 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 New Haven, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Haven.
Adding New Haven to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of New Haven in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for New Haven was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found New Haven in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).
For more details, see References and Mentions for New Haven.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for New Haven: www.cityofnewhaven.com/
The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023