New Canaan Fairfield County, Connecticut

New Canaan: Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States

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New Canaan is a town located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,738 and a population density of 339 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 20,233 inhabitants.

The town was created 290 years ago in 1730.


New Canaan is located at 41°8'48"N 73°29'41"W (41.1467600, -73.4948400).

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New Canaan forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. more

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New Canaan Quick Facts

Population : 20,233 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Postal code : 06840
Phone Area Codes : 203
Area : 58.3 km2
Altitude : 344 feet / 105, 97 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1731 (290 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:26:38 (24th June 2021)
Density : 347 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.45% (2010-2019)
Weather : 78℉ Sunny 7-days weather


The population of New Canaan increased by 2.45% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,738 - census
2011 19,991 1.27% estimation process
2012 20,164 0.86% estimation process
2013 20,224 0.3% estimation process
2014 20,310 0.42% estimation process
2015 20,352 0.21% estimation process
2016 20,313 -0.19% estimation process
2017 20,250 -0.31% estimation process
2018 20,246 -0.02% estimation process
2019 20,233 -0.06% estimation process

New Canaan zip code is 06840. County name: Fairfield, County fips: 09001

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People born in New Canaan (28)

People born in New Canaan, including morals critic Anthony Comstock, animator Roland Crandall, zoologist William Orville Ayres, you can see a list of people who born in New Canaan.


College & universities near New Canaan

Code Name City ZIP
130004 Norwalk Community College Norwalk (CT) 06854
436836 University of Connecticut-Stamford Stamford (CT) 06901-2315
407054 Cortiva Institute-Westport Westport (CT) 06880-4619
460552 Finger Lakes School of Massage Mt. Kisco (NY) 10549
129242 Fairfield University Fairfield (CT) 06824-5195

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Canaan

Code Name Address Type
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Other cities in Fairfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fairfield County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bridgeport 144,399 County seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Stamford 129,638 City in Connecticut, United States
North Stamford 128,278 City in Connecticut, United States
Norwalk 88,816 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Danbury 84,694 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Greenwich 62,840 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Fairfield 62,045 Town in Connecticut, United States of America
Stratford 51,849 Town in Connecticut
Shelton 41,129 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Trumbull 35,673 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Westport 28,491 Town in Connecticut
Ridgefield 24,959 Town in Connecticut
Darien 21,728 Town in Connecticut
Bethel 19,800 City in Alaska, USA
Monroe 19,434 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Wilton 18,343 Town in Connecticut, USA

Distance to Other Cities

New Canaan distances to largest Connecticut cities

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