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Time Zone: New London County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

New London County is one of the original counties of Connecticut and was founded in 1666.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> New London had a population of 266,830 people. This is an increase of 2.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 259,088 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, New London represented 7.61% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 4th most populous county (out of 8 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010274,055+5.78%+2.71% since 2009
2009266,830+2.99%+0.38% since 2008
2008265,830+2.6%+0.51% since 2007
2000259,088The Last Census

More information can be found on the New London County Census Page for New London County.


Below are some of the communities located in New London County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for New London County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Groton   39,55139,9070.89% decrease  
Norwich   36,63936,1171.45% increase  
Norwich   36,63936,1171.45% increase  
New London   26,18425,6712% increase  
New London   26,18425,6712% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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