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Welcome to Lyme ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Lyme has a population of 2,316 people<3> (see below for details).

Lyme is near sea level<4>.

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

Lyme lies within the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lyme had an population of 2,316 people. This is a decrease of 3.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lyme had a population of 2,406 people. This makes Lyme the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Lyme represents 0.07% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,406 people, the population of Lyme increased 19.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,016 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lyme ...

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

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

Communities near Lyme ...

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

  • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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    • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lyme
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Middletown [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Lyme
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lyme
    • 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]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Lyme
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Groton [New London County]
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      • Groton [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Lyme
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Lyme
      • 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>
    • New London [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
      • New London [New London County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Lyme
      • 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
    • Southold [Suffolk County]
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      • Southold [Suffolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Lyme
      • 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
    • Guilford [New Haven County]
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      • Guilford [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Lyme
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
    • Waterford [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
      • Waterford [New London County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Lyme
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyme ...

Looking for more information about Lyme? 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 Lyme, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lyme.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Connecticut

About New London County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lyme. 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 Lyme.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lyme - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Lyme) 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 Lyme. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lyme

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lyme. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3976, Longitude: -72.3468       In this case, the coordinates for Lyme 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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