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New Haven County, Connecticut

06450, 06451

"The Silver City of the World"
"Crossroads of Connecticut"

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Statistics & Facts

The Connecticut state capital is Hartford.
The population of Meriden is approximately 59,479 (1990), 60868 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 24,826 (1990), 23977 (2010).
The amount of land area in Meriden is 61.499 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Meriden is 23.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.027 sq kilometers.
The distance from Meriden to Washington DC is 294 miles.
The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 18 miles. (as the crow flies)
Meriden is positioned 41.53 degrees north of the equator and 72.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.


midway between Hartford and New Haven, in the center of Connecticut. Where is Meriden? Look here to find out! Meriden is frequently referred to the as the "Crossroads of Connecticut"
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History & History Related Items

Meriden was settled in 1661, incorporated as a town in May of 1806, and as a city in June of 1867. The Town and City were consolidated in 1922.
Enjoy a look back at historical Meriden, CT. through images of beautiful homes, churches and schools from the turn of the century
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The founding of Meriden

May of 1806

The incorporation of Meriden

June of 1867


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Meriden City Government

City of Meriden information

City Hall
142 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
City Hall Phone: (203) 630-4030
City Manager Phone: (203) 630-4123
Fax: (203) 630-4274 (Fax)

Meriden has a Council/Manager form of government.

Meriden Libraries

Meriden Public Library
P.O. Box 868
105 Miller Street
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: 203-238-2344
Monday-Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday-Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00PM - 5:00PM (depending on the time of year)

Meriden Schools

Schools in the Meriden area.

Meriden Board of Education
22 Liberty Street
Meriden, CT
Phone: (203) 630-4171
Main Telephone: (203) 630-4171
RAVE Telephone: (203) 238-3209
Main Fax : (203) 630-0110

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