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Meriden, Connecticut

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Meriden is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, located halfway between the regional cities of New Haven and Hartford. The city is part of the South Central Connecticut Planning Region. In 2020, the population of the city was 60,850.[3]

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Meriden, Connecticut
City of Meriden
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City Hall, Meriden
Official seal of Meriden, Connecticut
Nickname: 
The Silver City[1]
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Coordinates: 41°32′12″N 72°47′41″W
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States_%2823px%29.png United States
U.S. stateFlag_of_Connecticut.svg Connecticut
CountyNew Haven
RegionSouth Central CT
Incorporated (town)1806
Incorporated (city)1867
Consolidated1922
Government
  TypeCouncil-manager
  City ManagerEmily Holland, Acting
  City Leaders
List of CLs
  • Kevin M. Scarpati (U), Mayor
  • Bruce A. Fontanella (D), Dep. Mayor
  • Sonya Jelks (D), Majority Leader
  • Larue A. Graham (D), Dep. Maj. Leader
  • Michael S. Rohde (D), Dep. Maj. Leader
  • Dan Brunet (R), Minority Leader
  • Bob Williams, Jr. (W), Dep. Min. Leader
  • Michael Carabetta (R)
  • Chad Cardillo (D)
  • Yvette Cortez (D)
  • Ray R. Ouellet (R)
  • Joseph Scaramuzzo (D)
  • Michael Zakrzewski (R)
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
AirportMeriden Markham Airport
Major highwaysI-91.svg I-691.svg Connecticut_Highway_15.svg Connecticut_Highway_66.svg
Commuter RailAmtrak_logo_2.svg Hartford_Line_logo.png
Websitewww.meridenct.gov
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