Canaan Columbia County, New York

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


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,607 inhabitants.

Canaan Quick Facts

Population : 1,607 (2020)
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 : 08:11:37 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 44 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.41% (2010-2020)
Canaan locator map
Location of Canaan on New York map.
Lace House  Canaan  NY image
Lace House Canaan NY
Lace House  Canaan  NY image


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

Canaan map


According to census records, the population of Canaan decreased by 6.41% in 10 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
2020 1,607 0.19% 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, .


Schools in Canaan

College & universities near Canaan, NY

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

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canaan, NY

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

Post offices near Canaan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canaan Post Office Canaan (NY) 12029

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Columbia County

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

City Name Population Title
Hudson 6,017 City in New York, USA
Claverack 5,648 Town in New York
Ghent 5,083 Town in New York state
Chatham 3,819 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Livingston 3,458 Town in New York, USA
Copake 3,405 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stockport 2,620 Town in New York, USA
New Lebanon 2,159 Town in New York
Lorenz Park 2,053 Census-designated place in Columbia County, New York
Clermont 1,873 Town in New York
Valatie 1,853 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stuyvesant 1,847 Town in New York
Hillsdale 1,813 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Austerlitz 1,587 Town in New York
Ancram 1,495 Town in New York
Stottville 1,375 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Canaan distances to largest New York cities