created April 23, 2010
modified September 30, 2017


Branford (06405)
(including Branford Center, Branford Hills, Branford Point, Indian Neck, Pine Orchard, Stony Creek, Short Beach, Hotchkiss Grove and Thimble Islands)
Tax Town: 14
County: New Haven
Region 2 Zone: Central 3
Coordinates: 4116′40″ N,  7247′59″ W
Population (2010): 28,026
Health District: East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD)
State Police Troops: I (Bethany Barracks)
(Troop G patrols I-95)
CT Planning Region: 8 (South Central CT)
CT EMS Region: South Central
CT DOT Region District: 3
Area Codes: 203, 475
NOAA Weather Zone: Southern New Haven (CTZ010)
FIPS County Code: 09009
ZIP Code: 06405


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Town Hall
1019 Main Street
P.O. Box 150
Branford, CT 06405-0150
Tel., (203) 488-5404, (203) 481-4248
FAX, (203) 481-5561
Internet:   http://www.branford-ct.gov

Total area, 28.0 sq. miles
Land area, 22.0 sq. miles
Elevation, 43 feet
Population, est., 28,024

Utilities
Cable TV: Comcast
Communications: Pioneer Communications
Fiber Technologies
Electric: Eversource
Natural Gas: Southern CT Gas
Water: Regional Water Authority

Office of Emergency Management
Director: Raymond Dunbar
33 Laurel Street  06405
(203) 481-4241

Police Dept.
33 Laurel Street
(203) 481-4241


Fire Departments
Company 1 Headquarters 45 North Main Street (203) 488-7266
M. P. Rice Hose Company 2 341 Main Street  
Short Beach Hose, Hook and
Ladder Company No. 4
Shore Drive  
Stony Creek - Company 5 84 Thimble Island Road  
Indian Neck Pine Orchard Company 9 6 Linden Avenue  

Asst. Chief/Fire Marshal, Shaun Heffernan
45 North Main Street
(203) 488-7266
FAX:  (203) 315-3349

Hospital
The Connecticut Hospice
100 Double Beach Road
(203) 315-7500

Branford Ambulance:
45 North Main Street
(203) 481-8200

Health District
East Shore District Health Department
14 Business Park Drive
(203) 481-4233
FAX:  (203) 483-6894

Housing Authority
Branford Housing Authority
115 Montowese Street
(203) 481-3194
FAX:  (203) 483-3230

Coast Guard Auxiliary (Flotilla 014-24-01)
99 Indian Neck Avenue
Branford, CT  06405

Districts
House
98, 102
Senate
12
Congressional
3

Principal Industries:
     Manufacturing, bio-science, healthcare and retail.

Transportation:
Passenger:
    Served by buses of Dattco and Conn. Transit from New Haven.
Commuter Rail:
    Shoreline East
Freight:
    Served by numerous motor common carriers.

Major Thoroughfares:
     4-Lane Highway (Interstate 95)
     US Route 1
     CT Route 142
     CT Route 146
     Amtrak Railway
     Branford Steam Railroad
     Metro North Railway
     Branford River
     Long Island Sound


Post Offices:
35 Park Place (203) 488-0663
202 Thimble Island Road (203) 488-5111
5 Court Street (203) 488-8500


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