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Welcome to Ledyard ...

The Town of Ledyard is located in New London County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ledyard has a population of 14,621 people<3> (see below for details).

Ledyard is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Ledyard: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ledyard had an population of 14,621 people. This is a decrease of 2.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ledyard had a population of 15,051 people (which is 5.49% of the total population of New London County). This makes Ledyard the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Ledyard represents 0.42% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,051 people, the population of Ledyard increased 2.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,687 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ledyard.

Communities Also Named Ledyard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ledyard - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Ledyard ...

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

  • Norwich [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ledyard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<6>
  • Norwich [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Ledyard
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Ledyard
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ledyard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New London [New London County]
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      • New London [New London County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ledyard
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ledyard
      • 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
    • Waterford [New London County]
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      • Waterford [New London County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ledyard
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ledyard
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Ledyard
      • 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
    • East Lyme [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyme
      • East Lyme [New London County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ledyard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,462 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lyme

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 Ledyard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ledyard.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ledyard ...

Looking for more information about Ledyard? 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 Ledyard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ledyard.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About New London County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ledyard. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ledyard.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ledyard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Ledyard) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ledyard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4398, Longitude: -72.0151       In this case, the coordinates for Ledyard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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