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Welcome to New London ...

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

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

When the people of New London refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use New Londoner<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of New London has a population of 26,858 people<4> (see below for details).

New London is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for New London: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New London had an population of 26,858 people. This is a decrease of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of New London had a population of 27,620 people (which is 10.08% of the total population of New London County). This makes New London the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of New London represents 0.77% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,620 people, the population of New London increased 7.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,671 people).

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

Communities near New London ...

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

  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of New London
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<7>
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of New London
    • 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
  • Westerly [Washington County]
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    • Westerly [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of New London
    • 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.
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  • Southold [Suffolk County]
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    • Southold [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of New London
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stonington [New London County]
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      • Stonington [New London County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of New London
      • 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.
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    • Montville [New London County]
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      • Montville [New London County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of New London
      • 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.
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    • East Lyme [New London County]
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      • East Lyme [New London County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of New London
      • 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
    • Ledyard [New London County]
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      • Ledyard [New London County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of New London
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ledyard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Griswold [New London County]
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      • Griswold [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of New London
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Griswold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griswold
    • Old Saybrook [Middlesex County]
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      • Old Saybrook [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of New London
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Saybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Saybrook

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New London ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New London. 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of New London refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of New London may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New London.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New London - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 from Point A (ie- New London) 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 New London. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New London

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New London. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3298, Longitude: -72.0945       In this case, the coordinates for New London have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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