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Welcome to Crescent Beach ...

Crescent Beach is located in New London County<1>.

The location of Crescent Beach has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Crescent Beach: Crescent Bch.

Crescent Beach is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Crescent Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Crescent Beach: (860)

Adding Crescent Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Crescent Beach in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Crescent Beach elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Crescent Beach on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crescent Beach on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Crescent Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Crescent Beach - they are located in British Columbia (2), Florida (2), Maine (2), Massachusetts (2), Minnesota, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ontario (2), Quebec, South Carolina and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crescent Beach.

Communities near Crescent Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crescent Beach.

  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Crescent Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<5>
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Crescent Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Groton [New London County]
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    • Groton [New London County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Crescent Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
  • New London [New London County]
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    • New London [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Crescent Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New London [New London County]
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      • New London [New London County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Crescent Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Westerly [Washington County]
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      • Westerly [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Crescent Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,381 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westerly
    • Southold [Suffolk County]
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      • Southold [Suffolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Crescent Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southold
    • Waterford [New London County]
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      • Waterford [New London County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Crescent Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford
    • Stonington [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonington
      • Stonington [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Crescent Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonington
    • Montville [New London County]
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      • Montville [New London County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Crescent Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crescent Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crescent Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crescent Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crescent Beach.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crescent Beach. See our Newspapers Page for Crescent Beach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crescent Beach ...

Looking for more information about Crescent Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Crescent Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Crescent Beach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About New London County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crescent Beach. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New London, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crescent Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crescent Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crescent Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3151, Longitude: -72.2020       In this case, the coordinates for Crescent Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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