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Encyclopedia > Guilford, Connecticut
Guilford, Connecticut
Location in Connecticut
Location in Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°19′42″N, 72°41′16″W
NECTA New Haven
Region South Central Region
Settled 1639
Government
 - Government type Selectman-town meeting
 - First selectman Carl A. Balestracci, Jr.
Area
 - City 128.7 km²  (49.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)[1]
 - City 22,307
 - Density 183/km² (474/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06437
Website: http://www.ci.guilford.ct.us/

Guilford is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, that borders Madison, Branford, North Branford and Durham, and is situated on I-95 and the coast. The population was 21,398 at the 2000 census. It was named one of the top 100 places to live in the United States by Money magazine in 2005. Image File history File links US-CT-Guilford. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... A New England City and Town Area or NECTA is a geographic entity in the New England region of the United States. ... The Board of Selectmen is commonly the executive arm of town government in New England. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Daylight saving time around the world  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), also summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Interstate 95 or (I-95) is an interstate highway that runs 1907 miles (3070 kilometers) north and south along the eastern United States coast. ... Money is a Time Warner financial magazine. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


First settled in 1639, Guilford has the third largest collection of historic homes in New England, with important buildings from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. There are five historic house museums, including Dudley Farm, which hosts a farmers' market on Saturdays. Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ...


There is a sizable arts community in Guilford, with the Guilford Arts Center offering workshops, a school, a gallery, and a shop.


For recreation, the town offers two public beaches, three public marinas, two private yacht clubs (Sachem's Head Yacht Club and Guilford Yacht Club), both public and private tennis courts, the Guilford Lakes Golf Course, and many trails for hiking or riding. The town hosts free concerts on the green in August, and boasts an enchanting tree-lighting ceremony in the Christmas season as well as many other community holiday activities. A small marina at Brixham, Devon, England. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The village green in Comberton in Cambridgeshire, UK, with a pond, a village sign and a bench to enjoy the view For the community in New York, see Village Green, New York. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 128.8 km² (49.7 mi²). 121.9 km² (47.0 mi²) of it is land and 6.9 km² (2.7 mi²) of it (5.39%) is water. The rocky shoreline has been compared to that of Maine. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ...


Demographics

Long Island Sound near Guilford, Connecticut
Long Island Sound near Guilford, Connecticut

As of the census² of 2000, there were 21,398 people, 8,151 households, and 6,039 families residing in the town. The population density was 175.6/km² (454.8/mi²). There were 8,724 housing units at an average density of 71.6/km² (185.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.04% White, 0.93% African American, 0.05% Native American, 1.65% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.13% of the population. Long Island Sound near Guilford, Connecticut File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Long Island Sound near Guilford, Connecticut File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 8,151 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.04. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $76,843, and the median income for a family was $87,045. Males had a median income of $60,623 versus $40,307 for females. The per capita income for the town was $37,161. About 2.3% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of October 25, 2005[2]
Party Active Voters Inactive Voters Total Voters Percentage
Democratic 4,275 82 4,357 27.69%
Republican 3,837 85 3,922 24.92%
Unaffiliated 7,280 148 7,428 47.20%
Minor Parties 29 0 29 0.18%
Total 15,421 315 15,736 100%

The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. ...

Principal communities in Guilford

  • Guilford Center
  • Leete's Island
  • North Guilford
  • Nut Plains
  • Sachem's Head (named after three Pequot chiefs who were captured and decapitated there by Mohegans)
  • Indian Cove

Guilford Center is a census-designated place (CDP) in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. ... The Pequot are a tribal nation of Native Americans who, in the 17th century, inhabited much of what is now Connecticut. ... The Mohegan tribe is an Algonquian-speaking tribe living in eastern (upper Thames valley) Connecticut [1] who were jointly ruled by the Pequot tribe until 1637. ...

References

  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates
  2. ^ Registration and Party Enrollment Statistics as of October 25, 2005 (PDF). Connecticut Secretary of State. Retrieved on 2006-10-02.

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External links


Municipalities and Communities of New Haven County, Connecticut
(County Seat: None; no county government; formerly New Haven)
Cities Ansonia | Derby | Meriden | Milford | New Haven | Waterbury | West Haven
Towns Beacon Falls | Bethany | Branford | Cheshire | East Haven | Guilford | Hamden | Madison | Middlebury | North Branford | North Haven | Orange | Oxford | Prospect | Seymour | Southbury | Wallingford | Wolcott | Woodbridge
Boroughs Naugatuck | Woodmont
Communities and CDPs Amity | Branford Center | Cedar Hill | Cheshire Village | City Point | Downtown New Haven | East Rock | Fair Haven | Fair Haven Heights | Guilford Center | Long Wharf | Madison Center | Mill River | Northford | Prospect Hill | Quinnipiac Meadows | Wallingford Center | Westville | Wooster Square | Yalesville

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