New Canaan

New Canaan (HMVKC)

Location: New Canaan, CT 06840 Fairfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 8.881', W 73° 29.574'

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This region was established in 1731 as Canaan Parish, a separate ecclesiastical society of the Congregational Churches of Norwalk and Stamford. Incorporated as a town in 1801. New Canaan encompassed the area of Canaan Parish with additional land annexed on the southern and western boundaries.

During the early nineteenth century, New Canaan was one of the important shoe making centers of New England. In the latter half of the nineteenth- century, considerable numbers of summer residents were attracted here. Many of their descendants made the town their home, helping to create the residential community that New Canaan remains.

Year Placed1976
Placed ByTown of New Canaan the New Canaan Historical Society and the Connecticut Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 626467 N 4556283
Decimal Degrees41.14801667, -73.49290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 8.881', W 73° 29.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 8' 52.86" N, 73° 29' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)203, 860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 57-59 Main St, New Canaan CT 06840, US
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