Historic New London CT

New London CT is located midway between Boston, Massachusetts and New York City and situated on the shores of both the Thames River and Long Island Sound, the City of New London is a wonderful community in which to live, visit and do business. Our historic downtown combines waterfront beauty with artistic charm.  Galleries, restaurants and a lively music scene provide a wealth of entertainment. Annual events include Sailfest, the Caribbean Festival and the Independent Arts and Music festival.

New London CT is concentrated within a relatively compact area of approximately 6 square miles with a population of slightly more than 25,000 residents the city contains an extraordinary variety of attractions for a city of it’s size. Within New London’s borders one can find one of the country’s leading liberal arts colleges, a nationally recognized arts museum, a concentration of National Register of Historic Places and Districts, one of the finest deep water harbors on the eastern seaboard, the region’s major performing arts center and one of the finest recreational beaches on Long Island Sound. The cultural, historical and recreational resources create a truly unparalleled quality of life that our citizens have all come to enjoy.

New London is a historic whaling port, a center of higher learning, and a multi modal transportation center. Most importantly, we are home to a diverse and friendly population. Whether you are thinking of visiting, investing in, or relocating to New London, we’re happy to welcome you.


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New London CT is a town located in southeastern Connecticut that is active and vibrant. New London offers plenty to keep you busy including hiking trails, beaches, shopping, delicious restaurants, nightlife, historical attractions, and history, it has become a vacation and wedding destination offering beautiful scenic ocean views. Whether you are considering visiting for the day or the week consider New London CT for your next getaway or vacation.