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Meriden is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, located halfway between the regional cities of New Haven and Hartford. In 2020, the population of the city was 60,850.[3]

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Meriden, Connecticut
City Hall, Meriden
Nickname: 
The Silver City[1]
Coordinates: 41°32′12″N 72°47′41″W
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyNew Haven
Metropolitan areaNew Haven
Incorporated (town)1806
Incorporated (city)1867
Consolidated1922
Government
  TypeCouncil-manager
  City ManagerTimothy Coon
  City Leaders
List of CLs
  • Kevin Scarpati (U), Mayor
  • Michael Cardona (D), Dep. Mayor
  • Sonya Jelks (D), Majority Leader
  • Larue A. Graham (D), Dep. Maj. Leader
  • Bruce Fontanella (D), Dep. Maj. Leader
  • Dan Brunet (R), Minority Leader
  • Bob Williams, Jr. (W), Dep. Min. Leader
  • Krystle Blake (D)
  • Michael Carabetta (R)
  • Yvette Cortez (D)
  • Ray Ouellet (R)
  • Michael S. Rohde (D)
  • Nicole Tomassetti (D)
Area
  Total24.16 sq mi (62.58 km2)
  Land23.80 sq mi (61.64 km2)
  Water0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
Elevation
177 ft (54 m)
Population
  Total60,850
  Density2,557/sq mi (987.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (Eastern)
ZIP Codes
06450, 06451
Area code(s)203/475
FIPS code09-46450
GNIS feature ID0208834
Websitewww.meridenct.gov
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