Canaan Grafton County, New Hampshire

Canaan: Town in New Hamsphire

Canaan locator map
Location of Canaan on New Hampshire map.

About

Canaan is a town located in the county of Grafton in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,909 and a population density of 71 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,917 inhabitants.

The town was created 260 years ago in 1760.

Glimpse of Church Street  Canaan  NH image
Glimpse of Church Street Canaan NH
Glimpse of Church Street  Canaan  NH image

Geography

Canaan is located at 43°38'51"N 72°0'42"W (43.6475700, -72.0117500).

Canaan map

Weather

Canaan forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 1pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Canaan Quick Facts

Population : 3,917 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
County : Grafton County
Postal code : 03741
Phone Area Codes : 603
Area : 55 km2
Altitude : 945 feet / 288 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1761 (260 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:08:05 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 71 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.2% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Canaan increased by 0.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,909 - census
2011 3,924 0.38% estimation process
2012 3,933 0.23% estimation process
2013 3,952 0.48% estimation process
2014 3,948 -0.1% estimation process
2015 3,937 -0.28% estimation process
2016 3,936 -0.03% estimation process
2017 3,928 -0.2% estimation process
2018 3,906 -0.56% estimation process
2019 3,899 -0.18% estimation process
2020 3,917 0.46% estimation process

Canaan zip code is 03741. County name: Grafton, County fips: 33009

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People born in Canaan (1)

American restaurateur Odessa Piper was born in Canaan

Schools in Canaan

College & universities near Canaan, NH

Code Name City ZIP
440004 Upper Valley Educators Institute Lebanon (NH) 03766-1358

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canaan, NH

Code Name Address Type
WRJ White River Junction 102 Railroad Row RAIL
PMO Plymouth, New Hampshire 83 Main St. BUS
NHN New Hampton, New Hampshire 325 Route 104 BUS
WNM Windsor station 26 Depot Ave RAIL
TLT Tilton, New Hampshire I-93 and US hwy 3 BUS

Post offices near Canaan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canaan Post Office Canaan (NH) 03741

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Canaan , Ohio township in Wayne County, Ohio with a population of 4,989 people.
  • Canaan , Maine human settlement in Somerset County, Maine, United States of America with a population of 2,168 people.
  • Canaan , New York city in Columbia County, New York, United States of America with a population of 1,607 people.
  • Canaan , Connecticut town in Connecticut, United States with a population of 1,051 people.
  • Canaan , Vermont town in Vermont with a population of 912 people.

Other cities in Grafton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Grafton County , NH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lebanon 13,808 City in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Hanover 11,555 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Plymouth 6,916 Town in New Hampshire
Littleton 5,902 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Enfield 4,564 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Haverhill 4,555 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Bristol 3,156 Town in New Hampshire
Bethlehem 2,656 Town in New Hampshire
Thornton 2,553 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Holderness 2,131 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire
Ashland 2,067 Town in New Hampshire
Lincoln 1,775 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Lyme 1,685 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Alexandria 1,628 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire
Lisbon 1,587 Town in New Hampshire, USA
Rumney 1,575 City in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Canaan distances to largest New Hampshire cities