New London is located in New London County (of which it is the county seat) east of New Haven between Waterford and Groton along Interstate 95 at the mouth of the Thames River near Block Island Sound. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 23,869, a decrease of 4,671 since 1990.
New London is best known as the home of the United States Coast Guard Academy. It is also a center for trading, banking, and distribution for southeastern Connecticut. It was founded in 1646 and incorporated in 1784.
New London is part of the New London-Norwich metro area.
History Hempsted Houses | John Winthrop Jr. Monument |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Holiday Inn |
Science Science Center of Eastern Connecticut |
Sports and Sporting Events Mako Bound Sport Fishing Charters |
Transportation New London to Montauk, NY Ferry |
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12/04 Coming to The area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.