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Encyclopedia > Greater New Haven

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. It can be roughly considered coterminous with the New Haven Metropolitan NECTA (New England City and Town Area), which has been defined by the U.S. Census as: State nickname: The Constitution State Official languages English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell (R) Senators Chris Dodd (D) Joe Lieberman (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 12. ... City nickname: The Elm City Location in the state of Connecticut Founded April 24, 1638 County New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... The U.S. Census is mandated by the United States Constitution. ...

Although not listed as part of the New Haven NECTA, the city of Milford (in New Haven County) is sometimes considered to be part of Greater New Haven. Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Chester is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... Clinton is a town located in USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 13,094. ... Deep River is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... Durham is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... Essex is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... Killingworth is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. ... Old Saybrook is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... Westbrook is a town located in Middlesex County, Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Bethany is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Academy in Branford. ... Cheshire is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... East Haven is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Guilford is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Hamden is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Madison is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... City nickname: The Elm City Location in the state of Connecticut Founded April 24, 1638 County New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... North Branford is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... North Haven is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut on the outskirts of New Haven, Connecticut. ... Orange is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Wallingford is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... West Haven is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Milford is a partially independent city that is located partially in New Haven County in Connecticut. ...


Role as a Region of Connecticut

Greater New Haven is also a general region of the state of Connecticut, occupying the south-central portion of the state in a radius around the city of New Haven that is semi-contiguous with the boundaries of New Haven County. The region is known for several distinct qualities within the state, most notably its educational and economic connections to the academic landmark of Yale University, its vibrant Italian-American culture and cuisine, the oceanside recreation and beach-community feel of the shoreline towns east of New Haven, and the Trap Rock landscapes stretching north from New Haven.
Yale University is a private university in New Haven, Connecticut. ... Logo of Sons of Italy, which is the largest Italian American fraternal organization in the United States. ...

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State of Connecticut File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Official languages English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell (R) Senators Chris Dodd (D) Joe Lieberman (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 12. ...

Capital:

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Regions:

Greater New Haven | Greater Hartford | Litchfield Hills | Lower Connecticut River Valley | Naugatuck River Valley | New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast | Quiet Corner | Southeastern Connecticut 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. ... 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 metropolitan area of New York City, also called Greater New York or Greater New York City is defined by the U.S. Census as the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area based on broad social and economic integration, which is divided into... 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. ...

Largest cities:

Ansonia | Bridgeport | Bristol | Danbury | Fairfield | Greenwich | Groton | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | Milford | Naugatuck | New Britain | New Haven | New London | North Haven | Norwalk | Norwich | Shelton | Stamford | Torrington | Waterbury | West Hartford Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... A typical Street scence in Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport (41n10, 73w12 EST) is the largest city by population in Connecticut, and is located in southeastern Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... Bristol is a city located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... City nickname: The Hat City Location in the state of Connecticut County Fairfield County, Connecticut Area  - Total  - Water 114. ... Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, about five miles southwest of Bridgeport on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. ... Greenwich is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... Waterfront of Groton, Connecticut looking upriver Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut. ... Motto: Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World or New Englands Rising Star Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Founded Incorporated 1849   County Hartford County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Eddie Perez Area  - Total  - Water 46. ... 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 is a partially independent city that is located partially in New Haven County in Connecticut. ... Naugatuck is a borough located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... City nickname: Beehive City Location Location within the state of Connecticut Government County Hartford County Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 34. ... City nickname: The Elm City Location in the state of Connecticut Founded April 24, 1638 County 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. ... North Haven is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut on the outskirts of New Haven, Connecticut. ... City Motto: The Right Place - The Right Time County Fairfield County, Connecticut Area  - Total  - Water 59. ... Norwich is a city located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Shelton is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... City motto: The City that Works State  - County Connecticut Fairfield Mayor Dannell Malloy Area  - % water 139 km² (52. ... Torrington is the largest city in Litchfield County, Connecticut. ... Waterbury is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... West Hartford is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. ...

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 state of Connecticut. ... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Litchfield County is located in the northwestern corner of the 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 state of Connecticut. ...


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Greater New Haven - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (231 words)
Greater New Haven 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 region is known for its educational and economic connections to the academic landmark of Yale University, its vibrant Italian-American culture and cuisine, the oceanside recreation and beach-community feel of the shoreline towns east of New Haven, and the Trap Rock landscapes stretching north from New Haven.
Greater New Haven is approximately coterminous with the New Haven Metropolitan NECTA (New England City and Town Area), though the New Haven Metropolitan NECTA does not include Milford, which is sometimes considered part of Greater New Haven.
Jewish Community of New Haven, Connecticut (955 words)
New Haven, Connecticut, was settled by European immigrants in 1638.
TheJewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven maintains the archives of the Jewish community of New Haven.
New Haven is the hometown of Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, the Democratic Party candidate for vice president.
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