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New Canaan is a town in Connecticut. The town is one of the most affluent communities in the United States. In 2008, CNN Money ranked New Canaan first in the nation with the highest median family income.


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By train[edit]

New Canaan has two Metro-North railroad stations: 1 New Canaan station and 2 Talmadge Hill station, both on the New Canaan Branch of the New Haven Line. Travel time to Grand Central Terminal in New York City is approximately one hour.

Get around[edit]

Map of New Canaan (Connecticut)


  • 1 New Canaan Nature Center. New Canaan Nature Center (Q13534608) on Wikidata New Canaan Nature Center on Wikipedia
  • 2 Waveny Park, South Avenue. developed in 1912 by Lewis Lapham on what had been Prospect Farm, an early summer estate. In 1967 the Town acquired the 'castle' and 300 acres of surrounding parkland. Waveny Park (Q7975393) on Wikidata Waveny Park on Wikipedia
  • Silvermine Guild Art Center, 1037 Silvermine Road. The arts center brings in all different kinds of artists and performers. Class can also be taken by many different kinds of professionals.




  • SE Uncorked, 15 Elm Street, +1 203 920-1212, . Tuesday-Saturday 11:30AM-11:00PM, Monday 5:00PM-9:00PM, Sunday 11:00AM-9:00PM. This is a restaurant in New Canaan that has a cocktail menu and there is an outdoor patio, there is a bar that's open all the time, and there pretty nice seating.




Go next[edit]

  • Stamford – A city 45 minutes away via Merritt Parkway or Metro North
Routes through New Canaan
New HavenNorwalk  N Connecticut Highway 15.svg S  StamfordNew York City
New York CityMerges into New Haven (red) line ← Stamford  SW Metro-North New Canaan icon.png NE  END

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