New Canaan Fairfield County, Connecticut

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

About

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,115 inhabitants.

The town was created 291 years ago in 1730.

New Canaan Quick Facts

Population : 20,115 (2020)
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 (291 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:29:52 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 345 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.87% (2010-2020)
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Location of New Canaan on Connecticut map.
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Geography

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

New Canaan map

Demographics

The population of New Canaan increased by 1.87% in 10 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
2020 20,115 -0.59% estimation process

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

N'ju Kanaan, Nju Kanaan, n'yu kanana, nyw kanan, nyw kynn kntykt, Нью Канаан, Ню Канаан, نيو كانان, نیو کنعان، کنیکٹیکٹ, نیو کینن، کنتیکت, न्यू कनान

People born in New Canaan (28)

People born in New Canaan, including morals critic Anthony Comstock, animator Roland Crandall, zoologist William Orville Ayres, .

List

  • James Stevens (American politician (1768-1835)) he was born in 04/07/1768
  • Max Pacioretty (American ice hockey player) he was born in 20/11/1988
  • Jim Johnstone (American basketball player) he was born in 20/09/1960
  • Sarah Rafferty (American television and film actress) she was born in 06/12/1972
  • Allison Williams (American actress, comedian and singer) she was born in 30/11/1988
  • Hetty Burlingame Beatty (American artist) she was born in 08/10/1907
  • Jesse Hoyt (American politician) he was born in 28/06/1792
  • Samuel M. Hammond (American football coach, physician) he was born in 24/10/1870
  • Will Hanley (American basketball player) he was born in 12/03/1990
  • William Baldwin (American editor) he was born in 01/01/1951
  • Edwin C. Rae (American art historian) he was born in 31/08/1911
  • Sid Yudain (journalist) he was born in 06/05/1923
  • Stephen Keeler (American bishop) he was born in 16/04/1887
  • Josiah Carter (American politician) he was born in 19/06/1813
  • Jack Downing (American ice hockey player) he was born in 24/01/1989
  • Ryan Tveter (American racing driver) he was born in 20/05/1994
  • Mike Spivey (American legal academic) he was born in 01/01/1972
  • Jeremiah F. Sullivan (American judge) he was born in 19/08/1851

Schools in New Canaan

College & universities near New Canaan, CT

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, CT

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

Post offices near New Canaan

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Canaan Post Office New Canaan (CT) 06840
Camp Avenu Post Office Stamford (CT) 06907
Camp Avenu Post Office Stamford (CT) 06907
Camp Avenu Post Office Stamford (CT) 06907
Pound Ridg Post Office Pound Ridge (NY) 10576

Other cities in Fairfield County

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

City Name Population Title
Bridgeport 143,525 County seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Stamford 131,397 City in Connecticut, United States
North Stamford 128,278 City in Connecticut, United States
Norwalk 88,655 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
East Norwalk 84,530 City in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
Danbury 84,317 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Greenwich 62,769 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Fairfield 62,215 Town in Connecticut, United States of America
Stratford 51,660 Town in Connecticut
Shelton 40,957 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Trumbull 35,438 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Westport 28,444 Town in Connecticut
Ridgefield 24,898 Town in Connecticut
Darien 21,693 Town in Connecticut
Bethel 19,941 City in Alaska, USA
Monroe 19,328 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States

Distance to Other Cities

New Canaan distances to largest Connecticut cities