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Welcome to Short Beach ...

Short Beach is located in New Haven County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Short Beach: Short Bch.

Short Beach is near sea level<2>.

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

Area codes for Short Beach: (203) and (475)<3>

Adding Short Beach 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 Short Beach 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 Short Beach 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 Short Beach on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Short Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Short Beach - it's located in Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Short Beach ...

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

  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Short Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Bridgeport [Fairfield County]
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    • Bridgeport [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Short Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 144,399 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Short Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<5>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Short Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Short Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Short Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<5>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Short Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Short Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Short Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<5>
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Short Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 Short Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Short Beach.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Short Beach ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Short Beach. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Short Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Short Beach) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Short Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Short Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Short Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2584, Longitude: -72.8481    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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