North Canaan is a town located in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is within Litchfield County which local residents called the town center as "Canaan." It has a total area of 19.5 square miles at 42°01′21″N 73°17′27″W. The elevation is 823 feet above sea level. As of the 2005 census data, it had a total population of 3,392. The population density was 174/sq mi. Recent job growth is positively increased by 1.06 percent. The average travel time is 29 minutes. It has Zip codes 06018, and 06024.