Profile for Milford, Connecticut, CT
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Milford is a city in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.
The latitude of Milford is 41.222N. The longitude is -73.056W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
Milford is on Long Island Sound and the Housatonic River.
Center for oyster growing, until pollution obliterated this industry.
Fort Trumbull was built to provide protection during the Revolution.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 63. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1996 movie, "Daylight"
Well-known residents have included:
· Frank J. Sprague, inventor
Local festivals include:
- Oyster Festival - Aug. 18, 2007
- Fair on the Green - June 1-2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Milford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Gulf Beach, Walnut Beach, Silver Sands State Park
Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
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Local index: 75
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Milford festival dates:
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- Oyster Festival - A
- Fair on the Green - J
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Historic districts in Milford include River Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Libraries in Milford include Milford Public Library ... View libraries
Milford restaurants taking online reservations include Beach House Restaurant ... View restaurants
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Milford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Milford include Comfort Inn Milford, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn Milford, Howard Johnson Lodge, Red Roof Inn, Residence Inn, Springhill Suites Milford, Super 8.
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