About This Place
New Haven is a city in Nelson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 849 at the 2000 census.
New Haven was founded as Pottinger's Landing in 1781 and later named New Haven by Samuel Pottinger after the Connecticut town. It became a town itself in 1832.
New Haven is located at 37°39′33″N 85°35′21″W / 37.65917°N 85.58917°W / 37.65917; -85.58917 (37.659248, -85.589248).