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West Haven is a long seaside city that hugs the shore of Long Island Sound. Just south of New Haven and across New Haven Harbor from East Haven, West Haven is a great community surrounded by similar-sounding towns. Unlike New Haven in the north, the famous home of Yale University, West Haven is less urban and more residential. Homes for rent in West Haven give parents the opportunity to live near the Connecticut Turnpike for a quick commute without living in the city. In the summer, families in West Haven can spend their time down at the beach. Bradley Point Park and Savin Rock Park are a few of the public access points for the ocean in West Haven. 

Important Information for Future Renters

  • Originally developed as a farming community connected to New Haven, West Haven quickly became its own community, although it went by several other names. A Revolutionary War battle was fought in West Haven when the town was called West Farms. It was also a significant lookout point for British ships during the War of 1812.
  • West Haven has been called "Connecticut's Friendliest City," and sees a lot of visitors at its beaches and local businesses each year. 

Helpful Resources for Residents

  • The West Haven Board of Education operates a large school system that helps every child in the city get the tools he or she needs after graduation. 
  • Many West Haven residents look north to New Haven for their news. The New Haven Register serves the city as well as its neighboring communities. 
  • If residents want more local political news and meeting minutes, they should check out the West Haven website. It has links for everything from the police station to directions to the airport. 

Live in West Haven

West Haven has great schools and a strong community that families will enjoy, but one of the best parts of town is its beautiful coastal views. 

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Spinnaker Station

Spinnaker Station

Milford, CT 06460 (6.97 miles)

Price: Please Call

(203) 490-4014

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Female Roommate Wanted

Female Roommate Wanted

New Haven, CT 06519 (1.10 miles) (#1589786)

Price: $1,000

(855) 430-2519 Ext.  1

Beds: 1, Baths: 2½

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Beautiful one family home!!

Beautiful one family home!!

Derby, CT 06418 (6.46 miles) (#1585722)

Price: $1,795

(866) 936-6492

Beds: 3, Baths: 1½

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Sea Breeze Apartments

Sea Breeze Apartments

East Haven, CT 06512 (3.90 miles)

Price: $875-$900

(203) 497-3490

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Metro View Apartments

Metro View Apartments

Milford, CT 06460 (6.70 miles)

Price: $1,795-$2,495

(203) 212-5055

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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The Renaissance

The Renaissance

Shelton, CT 06484 (9.40 miles)

Price: From $1,300

(203) 937-2340

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Whitney Towers

Whitney Towers

Hamden, CT 06518 (8.24 miles)

Price: From $1,070

(203) 815-1139

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1½

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Montoya

Montoya

Branford, CT 06405 (6.20 miles)

Price: $1,299-$11,725

(203) 937-2358

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Metro 100

Metro 100

Milford, CT 06460 (8.59 miles)

Price: $1,495-$1,795

(203) 937-2351

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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The Eli

The Eli

New Haven, CT 06510 (2.95 miles)

Price: $1,285-$4,020

(203) 293-1687

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Avalon Milford

Avalon Milford

Milford, CT 06460 (4.42 miles)

Price: From $1,467

(203) 293-1575

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Avalon Shelton

Avalon Shelton

Shelton, CT 06484 (8.28 miles)

Price: From $1,400

(203) 538-6593

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Avalon Huntington

Avalon Huntington

Shelton, CT 06484 (9.74 miles)

Price: From $1,875

(203) 497-3272

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 2

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Cambridge Oxford Apartments

Cambridge Oxford Apartments

New Haven, CT 06510 (2.66 miles)

Price: $1,490-$4,180

(203) 642-0421

Beds: Studio - 4, Baths: 1 - 2

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Spinnaker Green

Spinnaker Green

Milford, CT 06460 (7.56 miles)

Price: Please Call

(203) 937-2363

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Town Walk at Hamden Hills

Town Walk at Hamden Hills

Hamden, CT 06518 (8.43 miles)

Price: From $1,284

(203) 705-0068

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Briarwood Hill Apartments

Briarwood Hill Apartments

North Haven, CT 06473 (8.81 miles)

Price: $875-$995

(203) 701-4759

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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The Residences at Ninth Square

The Residences at Ninth Square

New Haven, CT 06510 (2.64 miles)

Price: $1,010-$2,115

(203) 701-4753

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Sunset Ridge

Sunset Ridge

New Haven, CT 06513 (5.80 miles)

Price: From $790

(203) 937-2339

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

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Broadmoor

Broadmoor

Hamden, CT 06514 (7.07 miles)

Price: From $1,075

(203) 930-7609

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Brewery Square

Brewery Square

New Haven, CT 06513 (3.59 miles)

Price: $1,000-$1,625

(203) 705-0141

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1½

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