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New Haven, West Virginia

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Welcome to New Haven ...

The town of New Haven is located in Mason County.

When the people of New Haven refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use New Havener<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, New Haven has a population of 1,499 people<2> (see below for details).

New Haven is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for New Haven: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Haven had a population of 1,560 people (or 5.71% of the total population of Mason County). This makes New Haven the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of New Haven represents 0.08% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,560 people, the population of New Haven has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,559 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, New Haven had an population of 1,499 people. This is a decrease of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.85% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Haven.

Communities near New Haven ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Haven and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Coolville (OH)   [Map]   498   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   W   5 miles [8 km]
Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   1,790   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rutland (OH)   [Map]   383   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Henderson   [Map]   263   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for New Haven.

Communities Also Named New Haven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named New Haven - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Connecticut, 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 and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Haven. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Haven.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Haven. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of New Haven refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of New Haven may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Haven.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Haven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in New Haven. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Haven) 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 New Haven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Haven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9876, Longitude: -81.9659     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Haven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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