created April 26, 2010
modified May 2, 2016


Essex (06426):
(including Centerbrook [06409] and Ivoryton [06442])
Tax Town: 50
County: Middlesex
Coordinates: 4121′06″ N,  7224′58″ W
Population (2010): 6,683
Health District: Town of Essex Health Department
State Police Troop: F (Westbrook Barracks)
CT Planning Region: CT River Estuary
CT EMS Region: South Central
CT DOT Region District: 2
Area Codes: 860, 959
NOAA Weather Zone: Southern Middlesex (CTZ011)
FIPS County Code: 09007
ZIP Codes: 06409, 06426, 06442


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Town Hall
29 West Avenue
Essex, CT  06426
(860) 767-4340
FAX:  (860) 767-8509
Internet:   http://www.essexct.gov

Total area, 11.8 sq. miles
Land area, 10.4 sq. miles
Elevation 62 feet
2009 Population, est., 6753

Utilities
Cable TV: Comcast/Clinton &
AT&T
Electric: Eversource
Natural Gas: None
Water: Connecticut Water Company

Office of Emergency Management
Bill Buckridge
8 Collins Lane  06426
(860) 767-4340 x113

Resident State Police
29 West Avenue
(860) 767-1054


Fire Departments
Headquarters
11 Saybrook Road
Firehouse 2
12 Summit Street

Fire Marshal
29 West Avenue
(860) 767-4340 x117

Health Department
Essex Health Department
29 West Avenue, 2nd floor
(860) 767-4340 x118
FAX:  (860) 767-8509

Housing Authority
Essex Housing Authority
16 Main Street
(860) 767-1250
FAX:  (860) 528-2989

Districts
House
36
Senate
33
Congressional
2

Principal industries:
     Manufacture of metal boxes and cabinets, electrical supplies and tools.

Transportation:
    Freight: Served by numerous motor common carriers.

Major Thoroughfares:
     4-Lane Highway (CT Route 9)
     CT Route 153
     CT Route 154
     CT Route 602
     CT Route 604
     CT Route 621
     Valley Railroad (Tourism)
     Connecticut River

Post Office
18 Main Street
(860) 767-8476