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Welcome to North Canaan ...

The North Canaan is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the North Canaan has a population of 3,251 people<3> (see below for details).

North Canaan is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for North Canaan: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Canaan had an population of 3,251 people. This is a decrease of 1.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the North Canaan had a population of 3,315 people. This makes North Canaan the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of North Canaan represents 0.09% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,315 people, the population of North Canaan decreased 1.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,350 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Canaan.

Communities Also Named North Canaan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named North Canaan - it's located in Massachusetts.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for North Canaan.

Communities near North Canaan ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Canaan.

  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of North Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<6>
  • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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    • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of North Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
  • Winchester [Litchfield County]
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    • Winchester [Litchfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of North Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Litchfield [Litchfield County]
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    • Litchfield [Litchfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of North Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,094 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
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      • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of North Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
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    • New Hartford [Litchfield County]
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      • New Hartford [Litchfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of North Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,656 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hartford
    • Lee [Berkshire County]
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      • Lee [Berkshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of North Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,664 people
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    • Amenia [Dutchess County]
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      • Amenia [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of North Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amenia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amenia
    • Barkhamsted [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barkhamsted
      • Barkhamsted [Litchfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of North Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barkhamsted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Salisbury [Litchfield County]
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      • Salisbury [Litchfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of North Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,600 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury

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 North Canaan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Canaan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Canaan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About Litchfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Canaan. 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 Litchfield, 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 North Canaan.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Canaan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Canaan) 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 North Canaan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Canaan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Canaan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0226, Longitude: -73.2909       In this case, the coordinates for North Canaan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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