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Fair Haven, as shown in a town planning map from 2002.
Fair Haven, as shown in a town planning map from 2002.
The northern portion of Front Street in Fair Haven, as seen from the Grand Avenue bridge in May, 2005.
The northern portion of Front Street in Fair Haven, as seen from the Grand Avenue bridge in May, 2005.
The southern portion of Front Street in Fair Haven, as seen from the Grand Avenue bridge in May, 2005.
The southern portion of Front Street in Fair Haven, as seen from the Grand Avenue bridge in May, 2005.

Fair Haven is a neighborhood in the eastern part of the city of New Haven, Connecticut located between the Mill and Quinnipiac rivers, comprising wards 14, 15, 16, and a portion of 8. [1] It is located about 2 miles east of the New Haven Green. It is bounded on the east and south by the Quinnipiac River, on the west by the Mill River, on the northwest by Amtrak railroad tracks, and on the north by I-91 (in the vicinity of Exit 7). The main through routes of the area are Grand Avenue, Blatchley Avenue, and Ferry Street. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (758x986, 333 KB)[edit] Summary Fair Haven neighborhood map dated May 2002, produced by the New Haven City Plan Department. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (758x986, 333 KB)[edit] Summary Fair Haven neighborhood map dated May 2002, produced by the New Haven City Plan Department. ... Download high resolution version (2045x975, 1179 KB)Picture taken by me in May 2005; public domain with no strings attached. ... Download high resolution version (2045x975, 1179 KB)Picture taken by me in May 2005; public domain with no strings attached. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Download high resolution version (2048x912, 1101 KB)Picture taken by me in May 2005; public domain with no strings attached. ... Download high resolution version (2048x912, 1101 KB)Picture taken by me in May 2005; public domain with no strings attached. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Neighbourhood is a creative-euphoric musical project led by Fabian Szewczyk and Greg Ganczewski (UK/Poland). ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... Nickname: The Elm City Location in Connecticut Coordinates: ) Counties New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mill River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Quinnipiac River is a river in the New England region of the United States, located entirely in the state of Connecticut. ... The River Thames in London River running into Harrietville Trout Farm A river is a large natural waterway. ... In the United States wards usually have leaders elected by the party committee members within their boundaries. ... The New Haven Green is a public park and recreation area located in the downtown district of the city of New Haven, Connecticut. ... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ... Interstate 91 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ...


In its early days, the area was called by a succession of names including 'Farmes', 'East Farmes', 'The Neck', 'Dragon', and 'Clamtown'. Herman Hotchkiss is credited as founder due to his investments and development. Herman Hotchkiss (1765-1836) was an early settler of East Haven, Connecticut and is credited as founder of Fair Haven, Connecticut. ...


Fair Haven is not to be confused with the adjacent "Fair Haven Heights" neighborhood. Fair Haven Heights is a neighborhood in the eastern part of the city of New Haven, Connecticut, located east of the Quinnipiac river. ...

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History

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17th century

Prior to its founding by European settlers, Fair Haven was used by the Momauguin group of Quinnipiack Native Americans for farming. The Quinnipiacks -- also spelled Quinnipiac -- were a Native American tribe of the Algonquin family who inhabited south-central Connecticut in the area around what is now the present-day city of New Haven and New Haven harbor. ... An Aani (Atsina) named Assiniboin Boy. ... Agriculture (a term which encompasses farming) is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other goods by the systematic raising of plants and animals. ...


It is said that in 1639, when Captain Richard Russell first viewed the harbor, "The sight of the harbor did so please the Captain of the ship, that they called it a Fayre Haven." In 1640, the area presently called Fair Haven was named 'The Neck'. Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ...


Fair Haven was originally a village formed in 1679 to house industrial workers, as the area was a source of oysters and other products of the rivers and nearby harbor. It is said to have produced almost 5,000 gallons of oysters per day in season when at its peak. Besides oyster houses, manufacturing plants and a brewery were established. A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron, opened The name oyster is used for a number of different groups of molluscs which grow for the most part in marine or brackish water. ... New Haven Harbor is an inlet on the north side of Long Island Sound in the state of Connecticut in the United States. ... The entrance of a brewery. ...


In the beginning, Fair Haven could only be reached only by boat, on foot or on horseback. In time, dirt roads were laid, for use by horse-drawn vehicles. A boat is a structure designed to float on, and provide transport over water. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ...

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18th century

In 1784 Fair Haven became a part of the city of New Haven. 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1785, the Pardee Family of East Haven began a ferry service across the Quinnipiac. The service was discontinued in 1791 with the construction of the Dragon Bridge. 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

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19th century

In 1806, land was donated for Fair Haven Union Cemetery. 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Fair Haven Union Cemetery, located at 149 Grand Ave. ...


By 1808, Fair Haven had 50 houses. 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1820, the first apartment building for multiple residences was built. 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1824, residents changed the name of their home from 'Dragon' to 'Fair Haven'. 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


By 1830, the oyster beds were dried up. Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1835, importation of oysters began, with the supply being replenished by 1900. | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ...


In 1837 Fair Haven withdrew from the jurisdiction of New Haven. | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


The Fair Haven Underground Railroad hid slaves in a number of homes. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


By the time of the Civil War, some streets had been paved. There was an influx of immigrants after the war, notably Irish, German, Polish, Italian and Russian. One area with a large number of Irish was nicknamed 'little Dublin'. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... This article is about the American English usage of pavement as the durable surfacing of roads and walkways. ... Although human migration has existed for hundreds of thousands of years, immigration in the modern sense refers to movement of people from one nation-state to another, where they are not citizens. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ...


In 1860, a group of local businessmen drew up a charter to build and operate a horsecar line of one or two tracks between Fair Haven and Westville. 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... A horsecar was an animal-powered streetcar (or tram). ... Westville is the name of several locations: In the United States of America: Westville, Florida -- A town in Holmes County, Florida Westville, Illinois -- A village in Vermilion County, Illinois Westville, Indiana -- A town in LaPorte County, Indiana Westville, New Jersey -- A borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey Westville, New York...


In 1866, Samuel L. Blatchley developed Blatchley Ave., building moderately-priced homes for local workers. 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ...


St. Francis Church held its first service in 1867. 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1870 Fair Haven rejoined New Haven. 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ...


In 1885, Nathaniel Graniss donated land for the construction of the First Quinnipiac School. 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...

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20th century

By the 1930s, Fair Haven was home to more immigrants than 'natives'.


By the 1960s, there were many black and Puerto Rican families migrating into Fair Haven. Redevelopment was done along the Quinnipiac River. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ...


In 1978, a local historic district was created.


In the early 1980s, many buildings on Grand Avenue were renovated.

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21st century

There has been a lot of effort put into renewal, with the complete renovation and expansion of Clinton Avenue School, many new houses being built, and demolition/redevelopment of Quinnipiac Terrace. Clinton Avenue School is a bilingual (American English and Spanish) school located at 293 Clinton Avenue in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven, CT, USA. It was built in 1911 and underwent extensive renovations beginning in 2004. ...

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Historical populations

  • 1808 - 150 (15 families)
  • 1837 - 1,000
  • 1850 - 1,317
  • 1870 - 5,600
  • 1930 - 23,960
  • 1989 - 13,895
  • 1990 - 14,545
  • 2000 - 13,753 (4,724 households)
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Wildlife

Aside from stray cats and dogs, other small animals that can be found in Fair Haven include mice, opossums, raccoons, and squirrels. Birds include blue jays, feral pigeons, robins, and starlings. Trinomial name Felis silvestris catus (Linnaeus, 1758) The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal and a subspecies of the wild cat. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog is a mammal in the order Carnivora. ... Feral mouse A mouse (Plural mice) is a mammal that belongs to one of numerous species of small rodents. ... Genera Several; see text Opossum fur is quite soft, and was once commonly used in the bathtub as a sponge. ... Type Species Procyon lotor Linnaeus, 1758 Species Procyon cancrivorus Procyon insularis Procyon lotor Raccoons are nocturnal mammals in the genus Procyon of the Procyonidae family. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Sciuridae. ... Binomial name Cyanocitta cristata Linnaeus, 1758 Blue Jay range The Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a North American jay, a handsome bird with predominantly lavender-blue to mid-blue feathering from the top of the head to midway down the back. ... Binomial name Columba livia Gmelin, 1789 The Rock Dove (Columba livia), or feral pigeon, is a member of the bird family Columbidae, doves and pigeons. ... Binomial name Turdus migratorius Linnaeus, 1766 The American Robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. ... Genera Aplonis Poeoptera Grafisia Onychognathus Lamprotornis Cinnyricinclus Speculipastor Neochicla Spreo Cosmoparus Sarroglossa Creatophora Fregilupus (extinct) Necropsar (extinct) Sturnus Leucopsar Basilornis Streptocitta Sarcops Scissirostrum See also Myna, Oxpecker Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family Sturnidae. ...

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Notables sites

  • Barnesville Bridge (carrying Grand Ave over the Mill River)
  • Clinton Avenue School (built in 1911)
  • Christopher Columbus Academy
  • Fair Haven Middle School (built in 1927)
  • Fair Haven Union Cemetery
  • Grand Avenue Bridge (built in 1896; the 3rd bridge on the site)
  • Lewis Bridge (carries Middletown Ave. across the Quinnipiac River)
  • Methodist Episcopal Church (originally a Congregational Church)
  • New Haven Brewing Company
  • Quinnipiac River Park
  • St. Donato Roman Catholic Church (built in 1915)
  • St. Francis Roman Catholic Church
  • St. Rose Roman Catholic Church (built in 1908)
  • Strong Traditional Magnet Academy (built in 1916)
  • Tomlinson Bridge (built 1796-98)
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Clinton Avenue School is a bilingual (American English and Spanish) school located at 293 Clinton Avenue in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven, CT, USA. It was built in 1911 and underwent extensive renovations beginning in 2004. ... Fair Haven Union Cemetery, located at 149 Grand Ave. ... The Lewis Bridge is a bridge carrying U.S. Route 67 across the Missouri River between St. ...

Notable sites of the past

  • A. C. Gilbert Company
  • Bigelow Company
  • Cheever School
  • Clerkin and McDonald (plumbing and heating business)
  • Dover Beach
  • Dragon Bridge
  • Ferry Street School
  • First Church
  • First Quinnipiac School (built in 1885, burned down in 1914)
  • Grace Church
  • Grapevine Point
  • John Rowe's tavern
  • King's Hotel
  • Lloyd Street School
  • Mazzucco and Son Garage (located right under the Grand Ave. bridge)
  • National Folding Box Company
  • National Pipe Bending Company
  • Quinnipiac Brewery
  • Warner's Hardware Store (built in 1875)
  • Woolsey Grade School
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The A. C. Gilbert Company was an American toy company, once one of the largest toy companies in the world. ...

List of streets

Street Origin of name Other
2nd St.
Alton St. possibly Alton, Hampshire, England previously called Arch St.
Atwater St. probably William Atwater, Fair Haven native and realtor
Bailey St. William R. Bailey, farmer shortened with construction of I-91
Beach View Ln. new street added with 2006 Quinnipiac Terrace redevelopment
Blatchley Ave. Samuel L. Blatchley, realtor and developer segment previously named Jackson
Brewery Sq.
Bright St. Bright family, wholesale rag dealers
Castle St.
Chambers St. possibly William R. Chambers, file manufacturer previously called 3rd St.
Chapel St. Yale College Chapel previously called Winthrop St.
Chatham St. Chatham, England
Clay St. Henry Clay, U.S. stateman
Clinton Ave. DeWitt Clinton, governor of New York
Clinton Pl.
Del Rio Dr. new street added with 2006 Quinnipiac Terrace redevelopment
Dover Dr.
Dover St. Dover, England, a seaside resort partially obliterated in 1923 with creation of Clinton Park
Downing St. probably Downing St. in London
East Pearl St. originally named Pearl Street, perhaps because of the custom of using crushed oyster shells as a road surface
English St. Nathaniel S. English, farmer
Exchange St. location of an exchange office where oyster were traded for merchandise or for money
Fawn St. possibly named for a fawn sighted in the area
Ferry St. route to a ferry crossing the river originally Ferry Path, although the diagonal street was relaid straight; also previously called Guilford Tpke
Fillmore St. Millard Fillmore, 13th U.S. President
Fox St. Isadore Fox, landowner
Front St. in front of the river thought to be the oldest road in Fair Haven, with the exception of Ferry Path; it used to be low enough that oyster boats could reach houses at high tide
Grafton St. probably Grafton St., Dublin, Ireland
Grand Ave. called Grand St. until 1871; East Grand St. until 1887
Haven St. probably a haven for boats
Houston St. Senator Sam Houston
James St. possibly James Hillhouse, landowner, but probably James E. English, land developer
John W. Murphy Dr. Mayor of New Haven from 1940-1941, a Fair Haven native
Lewis St. Charles Lewis, ship master and oyster dealer
Limerick St. Limerick, Ireland
Lloyd St. Sarah Lloyd, wife of James Hillhouse
Lombard St. Lombardy poplar trees planted by James Hillhouse on his land
Main St. Amasa Porter, developer, probably mistakenly thought the area would maintain its importance as a main street
Maltby Pl. Oliver E. Maltby, wealthy retired New York businessman
Maltby St. Maltby family, early Fair Haven settlers
Market St. possible site of an old farmers' market
Middletown Ave. Middletown, Connecticut
Mill St. Mill River
Monroe St. James Monroe, 5th U.S. President
Murray Pl. Peter Murray, carpenter
Park Pl. Clinton Park
Peck Aly.
Peck St. probably William A. Peck, landowner
Perkins St. Charles Perkins, landowner
Pierpont St. Rev. James Pierpont
Pine Aly.
Pine Pl.
Pine St. Pine grove near the Quinnipiac River
Poplar St. Lombardy poplar trees
Qualmish Ave. Fair Haven Union Cemetery road
Richard St.
River St. Quinnipiac River
Rowe St. Rowe family, prominent Civil-War era Fair Haveners interrupted by I-95
Saltonstall Ave. Rev. Gurdon Saltonstall
Saltonstall Ct.
Sandford St. Captain Titus Sanford, steamboat pilot and landowner previously called 4th St.
Shelter St. possibly Shelter Island
Wilcox Pl. Edward T. Wilcox, joiner
Wolcott St. Governor Oliver Wolcott
Woolsey St. Rebecca Woolsey or Theodore D. Woolsey, President of Yale
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Statistics Population: 16,584 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SU716394 Administration District: East Hampshire Shire county: Hampshire Region: South East England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Hampshire Historic county: Hampshire Services Police force: Hampshire Constabulary Ambulance service: South Central Post office and telephone Post town... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq... Interstate 91 is an interstate highway in the New England section of the United States. ... Detail of a double-cut flat file A file is a hand tool consisting of a steel shaft whose surface is cut with sharp parallel ridges made by a chisel before the file is hardened. ... Yale redirects here. ... Location within the British Isles Chatham is an English town that developed around an important naval dockyard on the east bank of the River Medway in the county of Kent. ... Henry Clay Henry Clay (April 12, 1777 in Hanover County, Virginia, USA – June 29, 1852 in Washington, D.C.) was a leading American statesman and orator who served in both the House of Representatives and Senate. ... DeWitt Clinton Clinton Memorial at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn NY DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an early American politician. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Downing Street For a wider coverage of London, visit the London Portal. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Subfamilies Capreolinae Cervinae Hydropotinae Muntiacinae A deer is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. ... The Pride of Rotterdam, One of the P&O Ferriess Flagships operating the Hull-Rotterdam Route A ferry is a boat or a ship carrying passengers, and sometimes their vehicles, on scheduled services. ... Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the thirteenth President of the United States, serving from 1850 until 1853, and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the nations highest office. ... Shoppers on Grafton Street Grafton Street (Sráid Grafton in Irish) is Dublins principal shopping street, running from St. ... Sam Houston Samuel Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was a 19th century American statesman, politician and soldier. ... John W. Murphy was mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, from 1932 to 1935, and again from 1940 to 1941. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia) is a region in northern Italy between the Alps and the Po river valley. ... This article is about woody plants of the genus Populus. ... // Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, along the Connecticut River, in the south-central part of the state, 16 miles (26 km) south of Hartford. ... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was the fifth (1817–1825) President of the United States and author of the Monroe Doctrine. ... Rev. ... Species About 115. ... Interstate 95 (abbreviated I-95) is an Interstate highway that runs 1,927 miles (3,101 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ... Shelter Island is an island and a town located at the eastern end of Suffolk County, New York, USA. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town had a total population of 2,228. ... Joinery is the part of woodworking that involves the joining together of parts of wood. ... Oliver Wolcott (December 1, 1726–December 1, 1797), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Connecticut. ... Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801 - 1889) was a U.S. scholar and educator, nephew of Timothy Dwight. ...

Bibliography

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Digital

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Print

  • Harrison's Illustrated Guide: Greater New Haven ISBN 0-927054-39-6
  • Images of America: New Haven - Reshaping the City 1900-1980 ISBN 0-7385-1032-7
  • New Haven - A Guide to Architecture and Urban Design ISBN 0-300-01993-9
  • The Streets of New Haven - The Origin of Their Names, 2nd edition 1998 ISBN 0-943143-02-0
  • Three Centuries of New Haven - The Tercentenary History ISBN 0-300-00812-0
Neighborhoods of New Haven
Amity | The Annex | Beaver Hills | City Point | Downtown | Dixwell | Dwight-Edgewood-West River | East Rock | East Shore | Fair Haven | Fair Haven Heights | The Hill | Long Wharf | Morris Cove | Newhallville | Prospect Hill | Quinnipiac Meadows | West Rock-Westhills | Westville | Wooster Square
State of Connecticut
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Culture | Geography | Government | History | Images  Nickname: The Elm City Location in Connecticut Coordinates: ) Counties New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... The valley of Amity is an area located mainly in the town of Woodbridge, Connecticut. ... City Point is the name of two places in the United States: City Point, Virginia an extinct town now a portion of Hopewell, Virginia City Point, Wisconsin a town located in Jackson County, Wisconsin This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise... Downtown New Haven is the neighborhood located in the heart of the city of New Haven, Connecticut. ... East Rock is a neighborhood in the city of New Haven, Connecticut, named for a nearby hill of the same name. ... Fair Haven Heights is a neighborhood in the eastern part of the city of New Haven, Connecticut, located east of the Quinnipiac river. ... Long Wharf is a waterfront district and neighborhood of the city of New Haven, Connecticut. ... Quinnipiac Meadows is a neighborhood in the eastern part of the city of New Haven, Connecticut located on the Quinnipiac river and north of Fair Haven Heights. ... Westville is a neighborhood of the city of New Haven, Connecticut located in the northwestern part of the city, primarily bordering the neighboring town of Woodbridge, Connecticut, the neighborhood of West Rock-Westhills, and the geographic landmark of West Rock. ... Wooster Square is a neighborhood in the city of New Haven, Connecticut. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Connecticut. ... A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to as a state (although four officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, under the provisions of the United States Constitution form the United States of America. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The History of Connecticut begins as a number of unrelated colonial villages. ...

 Capital  Hartford
 Regions 

Coastal Connecticut | Greater New Haven | Greater Hartford | Litchfield Hills | Lower Connecticut River Valley | Naugatuck River Valley | New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast | Quiet Corner | Southeastern Connecticut | Southwestern Connecticut Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates: ) Counties Hartford County Mayor Eddie Perez Area    - City 18. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Coastal Connecticut is comprised of all of Connecticuts southern border, along Long Island Sound, from Stamford in the west to Stonington to the east. ... The Greater New Haven area is the metropolitan area whose extent includes those towns in Connecticut that share an economic, social, political, and historical focus on New Haven, Connecticut. ... The Greater Hartford region is a region located in the state of Connecticut centered around the states capital of Hartford. ... The Litchfield Hills is a region of the state of Connecticut located in the northwestern corner of the state; it is a term that is semi-contiguous with the boundaries of Litchfield County, for which it is named. ... The Lower Connecticut River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut focused around Middlesex County, eastern sections of New London County, and the juncture where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. ... The Naugatuck River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut located in the central-southwest of the state, and is focused around the southern reaches of the Naugatuck and Housatonic Rivers. ... The New York metropolitan area is the most populous in the United States and the fourth most populous in the world (after Tokyo, Seoul, and Mexico City). ... The Gold Coast is a region of the state of Connecticut roughly contiguous with the boundaries of Fairfield County; it derives its regional nickname from Fairfield County being ranked as one of the wealthiest counties in the United States and being the headquarters to most of the hedge funds in... The Quiet Corner is a region of the state of Connecticut, located in the northeastern corner of the state. ... The Southeastern Connecticut region comprises, as the name suggests, the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

 Counties 

Fairfield | Hartford | Litchfield | Middlesex | New Haven | New London | Tolland | Windham List of Connecticut counties: Connecticut counties Fairfield County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Litchfield County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... New London County is located in the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. ... Tolland County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Connecticut. ... Windham County is a county located in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ...

 Cities 

Ansonia | Bridgeport | Bristol | Danbury | Derby | Groton | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | Milford | New Britain | New Haven | New London | Norwalk | Norwich | Shelton | Stamford | Torrington | Waterbury | West Haven This page lists all municipalities incorporated as cities in the state of Connecticut. ... Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River, immediately north of Derby and about 12 miles northwest of New Haven. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: Counties Fairfield County Mayor John M. Fabrizi Area    - City 19. ... Nickname: Mum City Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Hat City Location Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Fairfield County Mayor Mark Boughton (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 44. ... Derby is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Groton is a city located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates: ) Counties Hartford County Mayor Eddie Perez Area    - City 18. ... Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... // Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, along the Connecticut River, in the south-central part of the state, 16 miles (26 km) south of Hartford. ... Milford town hall. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Beehive City Location Location within the state of Connecticut Government County Hartford County Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Geographical characteristics Area     City 34. ... Nickname: The Elm City Location in Connecticut Coordinates: ) Counties New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... View of New London from across the Thames River New London, Connecticut is a city in New London County, at the mouth of the Thames River and on the northeastern shore of Long Island Sound. ... Motto: The Right Place, The Right Time Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: Counties Fairfield County Mayor Dick Moccia Area    - City 36. ... Norwich, known as The Rose of New England, is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. ... Shelton is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. ... Nickname: The City that Works Location in Connecticut Coordinates: Counties Fairfield County Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area    - City 52. ... Nickname: none Location within the state of Connecticut County Litchfield County Mayor Ryan Bingham Area    - City 104. ... Waterbury is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, 33 miles (53 km) southwest of Hartford on the Naugatuck River. ... West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. ...

 Places 

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