Canaan Grafton County, New Hampshire

Canaan: Town in New Hamsphire

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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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 3,899 inhabitants.

The town was created 260 years ago in 1760.

Geography

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

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

Weather

Canaan forecast: A chance of rain showers before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

Glimpse of Church Street  Canaan  NH image

Canaan map

Canaan Quick Facts

Population : 3,899 (2019)
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 : 15:09:38 (19th June 2021)
Density : 71 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.26% (2010-2019)
Weather : 79℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Canaan decreased by 0.26% in 9 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

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

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People born in Canaan (7)

People born in Canaan, including Hebrew Prophet of Judaism, Christianity and Islam Ishmael, saint in the Catholic and Orthodox church Saint Christopher, older son of Isaac in the Hebrew Bible Esau, you can see a list of people who born in Canaan.

  • Jacob (Patriarch son of Isaac, God renamed him as Israel, Father of the Israelites)
  • Joseph in Islam (Prophet and son of Jacob in islam)
  • Odessa Piper (American restaurateur)
  • Joseph (main protagonist of the 2000 film Joseph: King of Dreams)

Schools

College & universities near Canaan

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

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canaan

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

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Grafton County

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

City Name Population Title
Lebanon 13,651 City in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Hanover 11,473 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Plymouth 6,862 Town in New Hampshire
Littleton 5,870 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Haverhill 4,565 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Enfield 4,531 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Bristol 3,096 Town in New Hampshire
Bethlehem 2,574 Town in New Hampshire
Thornton 2,536 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States
Holderness 2,107 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire
Ashland 2,055 Town in New Hampshire
Lincoln 1,760 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Lyme 1,675 Town in New London County, Connecticut, United States
Alexandria 1,618 Town in Grafton County, New Hampshire
Lisbon 1,579 Town in New Hampshire, USA
Rumney 1,567 City in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Canaan distances to largest New Hampshire cities

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