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Milford
New Haven County, Connecticut

ZipCodes
06460




Page Contents for Milford, Connecticut

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Connecticut state capital is Hartford.
The population of Milford is approximately 48,168 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 19,339 (1990).
The amount of land area in Milford is 57.739 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.298 sq kilometers.
The distance from Milford to Washington DC is 269 miles.
The distance to the Connecticut state capital is 43 miles. (as the crow flies)
Milford is positioned 41.22 degrees north of the equator and 73.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the general New Haven area
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History & History Related Items

Thomas Andrew Sanford was one of the 43 founders of Milford, Ct. Over the small bridge on new Haven Avenue in Milford, you'll see his name, spelled wrong, on a stone along with other founders.
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Milford City Government

Milford City & Town Clerks
70 W River St
Milford, CT 06460-3317
Phone: 203-783-3210

Milford Historical Events

1965
In 1965 the first Flea Market was Invented. At the Drive-in Theater on Cherry street, 2 young boys Richie and Keet asked the Owner if they could attempt to sell some of their used items on Sundays in front of the Drive-in. The Owner gave his Permission and it was such a big success, because of the Blue Laws that were in effect at that time. When the Drive-in owner saw the traffic that was generated he found an oppertunity to make some money himself. That was the beginning of the Flea Markets in the United States, the Flea Market is now World wide.
I was one of those young boys, I am Keet Hensley and I gave it the name, "Flea Market" For more information go to www.keetsfleamarket.com - the site will forever be under construction, just as the Flea Markets will.

Milford Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
5 Broad St
Milford, CT 06460-3351
Phone: 203-878-0681

Milford Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
5 Broad St
Milford, CT 06460-3351
Phone: 203-878-0681

Milford Libraries

Milford City Library
57 New Haven Ave
Milford, CT 06460-3317
Phone: 203-783-3290


Woodmont Borough Public Library
16 Dixon St
Milford, CT 06460-8014
Phone: 203-874-5675

Milford Schools

Milford Superintendent Of School
70 W River St
Milford, CT 06460-3317
Phone: 203-783-3402


Saint Gabriel School
One Tudor Road
Milford, Connecticut 06460
Phone: (203) 874-3811
The mission of Saint Gabriel School is to provide a Catholic elementary education in a prayerful, disciplined environment in which each individual's academic and personal excellence is expected

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