Welcome to North Haven CT
Just 10 minutes from New Haven, North Haven residents are afforded the best of both worlds with proximity to Yale University and the attractions of the city and a multitude of recreational and social events of its own while managing to retain the charm of a close-knit New England community. North Haven earned the notable honor of being named to Money Magazine’s “Top 100 Best Places to Live” for being a smaller place offering the best combination of economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and a real sense of community.
North Haven’s central location between New Haven and Hartford, with I-91 and Route 15 offers convenient access for easy commuting. Home buyers can find a great mixture of residential housing opportunities, from entry-level to high-end, executive-style homes. The town is enhanced by a healthy and growing commercial, retail and manufacturing base that keep taxes reasonable yet still manages to convey that small-town feeling.
North Haven’s landscape is distinguished by a multitude of waterways including the Muddy River, Mill River, and Quinnipiac Rivers as well as lakes, streams and ponds that provide scenic beauty, fish and wildlife habitats. Fishing and swimming can be enjoyed at Wharton Brook State Park while picturesque Peter’s Rock park stands 373 feet above sea level with spectacular views from the highest point in town. The town boasts an active parks and recreation department, rec center and community pool. There are several ball fields, tennis and basketball courts, and numerous hiking and walking trails. The town green is the setting for many events throughout the year and in September, the annual North Haven Fair attracts thousands of visitors. Residents need not go far for anything, with bustling retail and commercial areas providing a variety of shopping, dining, movie theater and amusement center.