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Welcome to Gales Ferry ...

Gales Ferry is located in New London County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Gales Ferry: Gales Fry. (or less commonly used: Gales Frry.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Gales Ferry for more information about variations on the name of Gales Ferry.

Gales Ferry is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gales Ferry is located in the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for Gales Ferry: 06335<3>

Websites for Gales Ferry ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chamberect.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Gales Ferry, the following might be of interest:

Adding Gales Ferry 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 Gales Ferry 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 Gales Ferry elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gales Ferry on a Rand McNally Map of Connecticut (1911).

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

Communities near Gales Ferry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gales Ferry.

  • Norwich [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Gales Ferry
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Gales Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Groton [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Gales Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Gales Ferry
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Gales Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Windham [Windham County]
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      • Windham [Windham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Gales Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Westerly [Washington County]
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      • Westerly [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Gales Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,381 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westerly
    • Waterford [New London County]
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      • Waterford [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Gales Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Gales Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Gales Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 Gales Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gales Ferry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gales Ferry. 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 Gales Ferry.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gales Ferry ...

Looking for more information about Gales Ferry? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gales Ferry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gales Ferry.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gales Ferry. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Gales Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Gales Ferry). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gales Ferry or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gales Ferry) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gales Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gales Ferry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gales Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4282, Longitude: -72.0846    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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