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The principal municipality in which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. It is located on on the northern shore of in, and is part of the It is the second-largest city in Connecticut (after with a population of 129,779 people as of the According to a census of 1 July 2012, by the Census Bureau, the city had a population of 130,741.
New Haven was founded in 1638 by English and a year later eight streets were laid out in a four-by-four grid creating what is commonly known as the “Nine Square Plan” The central common block is , a 16-acre (6 ha) square, and the center of The Green is now a and the “Nine Square Plan” is recognized by theas a National Planning Landmark
New Haven is the home o. The university is an integral part of the city’s economy, being New Haven’s biggest taxpayer and employer Health care (hospitals and biotechnology), professional services (legal, architectural, marketing, and engineering), financial services, and retail trade also help to form an economic base for the city.
The city served as co-capital of Connecticut from 1701 until 1873, when sole governance was transferred to the more centrally located city of New Haven has since billed itself as the “Cultural Capital of Connecticut” for its supply of established theaters, museums, and music venues. New Haven is also the birthplace ofthe
New Haven had the first public tree planting program in America, producing a canopy of mature trees (including some large that gave New Haven the nickname “The Elm City”
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In 1637 a small party of Puritans reconnoitered the New Haven harbor area and wintered over. In April 1638, the main party of five hundred Puritans who left the under the leadership of the Reverend and the London merchant sailed into the harbor. These settlers were hoping to establish a (in their mind) better theological community, with the government more closely linked to the church than the one they left in Massachusetts and sought to take advantage of the excellent port capabilities of the harbor. The Quinnipiacs, who were under attack by neighboring , sold their land to the settlers in return for protection.
By 1640, the s theocratic government and nine-square grid plan were in place, and the town was renamed Newhaven from Quinnipiac. However, the area north of New Haven remained Quinnipiac until 1678, when it was renamed . The settlement became the headquarters of the. At the time, the New Haven Colony was separate from the which had been established to the north centering on. One of the principal differences between the two colonies was that the New Haven colony was an intolerantthat did not permit other churches to be established, while the Connecticut colony permitted the establishment of other churches.
Economic disaster struck the colony in 1646, however, when the town sent its first fully loaded ship of local goods back to England. This ship never reached the Old World, and its disappearance stymied New Haven’s development in the face of the rising trade power of and. In 1660, founder John Davenport’s wishes were fulfilled, and was founded in New Haven with money from the estate,
In 1661, the judges who had signed the death warrant of were pursued by Two judges, Colone and Colonel fled to New Haven to seek refuge from the king’s forces. John Davenport arranged for these “” to hide in thehills northwest of the town. A third judge, joined the other regicides at a later time.