West Haven (Connecticut)

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Coordinates 41°16′26″N 72°58′04″W
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
County New Haven
Metropolitan area New Haven
Incorporated (town) 1921
Incorporated (city) 1961
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)
Demonym(s) Westie
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern)
ZIP code 06516
Area code(s) 203
FIPS code 09-82800
GNIS feature ID 0211953
Major highways
Commuter Rail
Website www.cityofwesthaven.com
Government (Type) Mayor-council
Government (Mayor) Nancy R. Rossi
Government (Total) 10.92 sq mi (28.27 km2)
Government (Land) 10.75 sq mi (27.84 km2)
Government (Water) 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
Area (Total) 10.92 sq mi (28.27 km2)
Area (Land) 10.75 sq mi (27.84 km2)
Area (Water) 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 55,584
Population (2020) (Density) 5,171/sq mi (1,996.6/km2)

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West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, and a coastal city of Long Island Sound. At the 2020 census, the population of the city was 55,584. Settled in 1648, West Haven (then known as West Farms) was a part of the original New Haven Colony. In 1719, it became the separate parish of West Haven, but was still officially a part of New Haven until 1822.

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