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Welcome to Seymour ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Seymour has a population of 16,437 people<3> (see below for details).

Seymour is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Seymour: (203) & (475)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Seymour had an population of 16,437 people. This is a decrease of 0.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Seymour had a population of 16,540 people. This makes Seymour the county's 24th most populous community.

The population of Seymour represents 0.46% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,540 people, the population of Seymour increased 7.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,454 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Seymour.

Communities Also Named Seymour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Seymour - they are located in and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Seymour ...

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

  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Seymour
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Seymour
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Seymour
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Seymour
    • 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) ...
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Seymour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<7>
    • Waterbury [New Haven County]
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      • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Seymour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Seymour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<7>
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Seymour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Fairfield [Fairfield County]
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      • Fairfield [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Seymour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Seymour
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seymour ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Seymour. 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 Seymour.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seymour - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seymour) 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 Seymour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seymour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seymour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3843, Longitude: -73.0871       In this case, the coordinates for Seymour 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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