First Congregational Church
|Motto: "The Bedding Plant Capital of Connecticut"|
Location in New Haven County, Connecticut
|Region||Central Naugatuck Valley|
|• Town manager||Michael A. Milone|
|• Council||Tim Slocum, R-at large, chairman and honorary mayor
David Schrumm, R-1
Thomas Ruocco, R-2
Andy Falvey, R-3
Steve Carroll, R-4
James Sima, R-at large
Patti Flynn Harris, D-at large
Sylvia Nichols R-at large
Michael Ecke, D-at large
|• Total||33.4 sq mi (86.4 km2)|
|• Land||33.1 sq mi (85.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|Elevation||230 ft (70 m)|
|• Density||877.1/sq mi (338.67/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0213406|
Chesire is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut. The population was 29,261 in 2010. It is the center of population for the state of Connecticut. In 2009, Chesire was ranked #72 in Money magazine's "100 Best Places to Live". In 2011, Chesire was ranked #73 in Money's "100 Best Places to Live".
References[change | change source]
- "Town of Cheshire Connecticut". Town of Cheshire Connecticut. http://www.cheshirect.org/. Retrieved September 22, 2012.
- "Cheshire Connecticut". City-Data.com. http://www.city-data.com/city/Cheshire-Connecticut.html. Retrieved September 19, 2012.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Cheshire town, New Haven County, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. http://factfinder2.census.gov. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
- "Population and Population Centers by State". United States Census Bureau: 2000 Census. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cenpop/statecenters.txt. Retrieved August 18, 2007.
- "Best Places to Live 2009". CNN. http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2009/snapshots/CS0914160.html.
- "Best Places to Live 2011". CNN. http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/bplive/2011/top100/index.html.