Nestled in the heart of New Haven County in the center of Connecticut, East Haven is one of the state's finest and fastest-growing communities. Full of New England spirit, boasting low crime and proud to be a warm and welcoming town, many residents who live in East Haven apartments for rent enjoy their way of life. Many Connecticut citizens agree, as the city has seen an increase in population from 2000 to 2010, according to City-Data. With its location along the Atlantic coastline, people who live in East Haven also enjoy all of the amenities of beach city living. This quaint town also has easy access to Interstate 95, making East Haven a popular residence for commuters working in town and in various parts of New Haven County.
Like so many communities in New England, East Haven has a storied history that predates the American Revolution. Puritans came into the area as early as 1638, but the area had been populated by Quinnipiac Native Americans for centuries. The area was settled by the Reverends John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton, who counted themselves as one of the first people to ever call America home in East Haven. Over the years, the city has developed into a multi-ethnic and diverse community. The town's low crime, excellent school system and high-quality life make East Haven a wonderful place to live, work and play.
The most beloved attraction and natural wonder in the area is New Haven's Town Beach, which offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Complete with a picnic area, bocce ball courts and beach volleyball, residents here enjoy all of the perks of a New England beach with the small-town atmosphere that keeps people moving into the area.
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