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Canaan is located in Litchfield County in the state of Connecticut (CT).

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Canaan, Connecticut, a Town, in Litchfield County was incorporated in 1739. spans over 33.3 square miles and has a population of 1,101 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.

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Canaan Latitude: 42.0294 Longitude: -73.3073

The The Zip Codes for Canaan, CT are:
06018, 06031

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Facts & Data:

Canaan Connecticut Physical Characteristics:

Canaan has an area of 1.7 square miles
  • Land: 1.7433463320463 Sq. Mi. (99.98%)
  • Water: 0.00043011583011583 Sq. Mi.(0.02%)
The Canaan CDP takes up 0.2% of the area of Litchfield County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +42.0400895
  • Longitude: -073.3328922
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Canaan, CT Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 45.4°F
  • Average Rainfall: 53.12 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 78.4 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00065445 NORFOLK 2 SW
Latitude: 41.9725 Longitude: -73.2208 Elevation: 408.4 feet.

Canaan, CT Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Canaan was 1,212 people, which is 0.6 % of the entire population of Litchfield County.


  • 48.27% Male
  • 51.73% Female


  • 94.967% White
  • 1.403% Black
  • 0.578% Asian
  • 0.25% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 0.990% Mixed
  • 1.815% Other


  • 89.52% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 10.48% Hispanic or Latino
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Canaan, CT Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.1
Number of Residences: 650
  • Occupied: 579 (89.08%)
  • Vacant: 71 (10.92%)

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