Milford, Connecticut

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Milford, Connecticut
Aerial view of Milford city center and harbor
Aerial view of Milford city center and harbor
Etymology: Ford by a mill
Nickname(s): 
Sleepy Hollow[1]
Motto(s): 
A Small City with a Big Heart!
Location in New Haven County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°13′27″N 73°03′35″W / 41.22417°N 73.05972°W / 41.22417; -73.05972Coordinates: 41°13′27″N 73°03′35″W / 41.22417°N 73.05972°W / 41.22417; -73.05972
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyNew Haven
RegionCoastal Connecticut
Settled1639
Incorporated (city)1959
Government
 • TypeMayor–Board of Aldermen
 • MayorBenjamin G. Blake (D)
Area
 • Total26.13 sq mi (67.7 km2)
 • Land21.90 sq mi (56.7 km2)
 • Water3.23 sq mi (8.4 km2)
Population
 (July 2016)[3][4]
 • Total52,536
 • Density2,341/sq mi (904/km2)
 United States Census 2010, United States Census Bureau
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
06460, 06461
Area code(s)203/860
FIPS code09-47515
GNIS feature ID0208882
Websitewww.ci.milford.ct.us

Milford is a city of Connecticut in the United States.

Professional wrestler Goldust was born in Milford.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Connecticut's Sleepy Hollow". ConnecticutHistory.org. ConnecticutHumanities. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. "New Haven County, Connecticut". American FactFinder. U.S. Department of Commerce. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  3. "CT - Milford city (balance)". United States Census 2010. US Census Bureau. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  4. "QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. U.S. Department of Commerce. Retrieved 17 June 2017.