Canaan Columbia County, New York

Canaan: City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America

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Canaan is a city located in the county of Columbia in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,710 and a population density of 46 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,604 inhabitants.


Canaan is located at 42°24'43"N 73°26'49"W (42.4120300, -73.4470600).

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Lace House Canaan NY


Canaan forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Canaan Quick Facts

Population : 1,604 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Columbia County
Postal code : 12029
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 36.93 km2
Altitude : 981 feet / 299 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:53:09 (30th July 2021)
Density : 43 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.61% (2010-2019)
Weather : 69℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Canaan decreased by 6.61% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,710 - census
2011 1,698 -0.71% estimation process
2012 1,694 -0.24% estimation process
2013 1,689 -0.3% estimation process
2014 1,678 -0.66% estimation process
2015 1,666 -0.72% estimation process
2016 1,650 -0.97% estimation process
2017 1,634 -0.98% estimation process
2018 1,618 -0.99% estimation process
2019 1,604 -0.87% estimation process

Canaan zip code is 12029. County name: Columbia, County fips: 36021

Canaan, Kings District

People born in Canaan (10)

People born in Canaan, including United States Representative from New York John King, politician Asa Adgate, politician Charles Lewis Beale, you can see a list of people who born in Canaan.


College & universities near Canaan

Code Name City ZIP
164775 Berkshire Community College Pittsfield (MA) 01201-5786

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canaan

Code Name Address Type
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
HUD Hudson 69 South Front St. RAIL
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Columbia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Oakdale 8,107
Hudson 6,072 City in New York, USA
Claverack 5,630 Town in New York
Ghent 5,071 Town in New York state
Livingston 3,448 Town in New York, USA
Copake 3,394 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stockport 2,607 Town in New York, USA
New Lebanon 2,152 Town in New York
Lorenz Park 2,053 Census-designated place in Columbia County, New York
Stuyvesant 1,869 Town in New York
Clermont 1,864 Town in New York
Valatie 1,841 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Hillsdale 1,802 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Niverville 1,662
Chatham 1,622 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Austerlitz 1,581 Town in New York

Distance to Other Cities

Canaan distances to largest New York cities

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