New Canaan, Connecticut

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New Canaan, Connecticut
Town
Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°08′48.48″N 73°29′41.64″W / 41.1468°N 73.4949°W / 41.1468; -73.4949Coordinates: 41°08′48.48″N 73°29′41.64″W / 41.1468°N 73.4949°W / 41.1468; -73.4949
Country United States
State Connecticut
NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford
Region South Western Region
Incorporated 1801
Government
 • Type Selectman-town council
 • First Selectman Robert E. Mallozzi III
Area
 • Total 22.5 sq mi (58.3 km2)
 • Land 22.1 sq mi (57.3 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 344 ft (105 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 19,738
 • Density 877.2/sq mi (338.56/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06840
Area code(s) 203 Exchanges: 801, 966, 972
FIPS code 09-50580
GNIS feature ID 0213468

New Canaan is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. There were 19,738 people according to the 2010 census.[1]

The town is one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In 2011, New Canaan was 8th on CNN Money's list of the top-earning towns in the United States.[2]

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