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West Haven,town (1990 pop. 54,021), New Haven co., S Conn., a suburb across the West River from New HavenNew Haven,
city (1990 pop. 130,474), New Haven co., S Conn., a port of entry where the Quinnipiac and other small rivers enter Long Island Sound; inc. 1784. Firearms and ammunition, clocks and watches, tools, rubber and paper products, and textiles are among the many
..... Click the link for more information. ; settled 1638, inc. as a separate borough 1873. Although mainly residential, there are diversified manufacturing industries, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The production of buckles dates from the 1850s. In the American Revolution, the town was pillaged (1779) by the British. The Univ. of New Haven is there. Of colonial interest are two 17th-century saltbox houses.
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