Branford, Connecticut

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Branford, Connecticut
Town
Location in New Haven County, Connecticut
Location in New Haven County, Connecticut
Country United States
State Connecticut
NECTA New Haven
Region South Central Region
Settled 1644
Incorporated 1685
Government
 • Type Representative town meeting
 • First selectman Jamie Cosgrove
Area
 • Total 28.0 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Land 22.0 sq mi (56.9 km2)
 • Water 6.0 sq mi (15.6 km2)
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 28,026
 • Density 1,000.9/sq mi (386.57/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06405
Area code(s) 203
FIPS code 09-07310
GNIS feature ID 0213395
Website www.branford-ct.gov

Branford is a coastal town in southern Connecticut. The town is just east of New Haven. More than 28,000 people were living in Branford at the 2010 census.