West Haven

West Haven (HMIHS)

Location: West Haven, CT 06516 New Haven County
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N 41° 16.345', W 72° 57.001'

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West Haven
West Farms (West Haven) recorded its first household in 1648. Part of the original New Haven Colony, West Farms became the separate parish of West Haven in 1719 when the Connecticut General Assembly granted a petition submitted in 1712.
West Haven and North Milford joined in 1822 to for the Town of Orange. The rural and residential sections of Orange separated in 1921 when the residential part, West Haven became Connecticut's youngest town.
In 1961 West Haven was incorporated as a city and adopted a mayor - council form of government. By this action, one of the oldest settlements became the newest municipality in Connecticut.
Erected by the City of West Haven
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Year Placed1971
Placed ByCity of West Haven, Connecticut Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 671699 N 4571025
Decimal Degrees41.27241667, -72.95001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 16.345', W 72° 57.001'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 16' 20.70" N, 72° 57' 0.06" W
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Area Code(s)203, 860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 725 Walnut St, West Haven CT 06516, US
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