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Encyclopedia > New London County, Connecticut

New London County is located in the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. As of 2000 the population was 259,088. Image File history File links Map_of_Connecticut_highlighting_New_London_County. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Official languages English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell (R) Senators Chris Dodd (D) Joe Lieberman (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 12. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,999 km² (772 mi²). 1,725 km² (666 mi²) of it is land and 274 km² (106 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 13.70% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


The terrain of the county is mostly level, becoming more elevated only in its northern extreme. The highest point in the county is Gates Hill in the Town of Lebanon at approximately 660 feet (201 m) above sea level, and the lowest point is sea level.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 259,088 people, 99,835 households, and 67,188 families residing in the county. The population density is 150/km² (389/mi²). There are 110,674 housing units at an average density of 64/km² (166/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.00% White, 5.29% Black or African American, 0.96% Native American, 1.96% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.05% from other races, and 2.68% from two or more races. 5.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 99,835 households out of which 32.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.50% are married couples living together, 11.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.70% are non-families. 26.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.00. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $50,646, and the median income for a family is $59,857. Males have a median income of $41,292 versus $30,525 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,678. 6.40% of the population and 4.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.80% of those under the age of 18 and 6.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities, towns, and villages*

* Villages are census division, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in. Bozrah is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Colchester is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... East Lyme is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Niantic is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Franklin is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Griswold is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Jewett City is a borough located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Waterfront of Groton, Connecticut looking upriver Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut. ... Conning Towers-Nautilus Park is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Groton Long Point is a borough located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Long Hill is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Noank is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Poquonock Bridge is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Conning Towers-Nautilus Park is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Ledyard is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Lisbon is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Lyme is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Montville is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... View of New London from across the Thames River New London, Connecticut is a city in New London County, at the mouth of the Thames River and on the northeastern shore of Long Island Sound. ... North Stonington is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Norwich is a city located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Old Lyme is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Preston is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Salem is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Sprague is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... The Town of Stonington, Connecticut, in the southeastern corner of the state, includes the communities of the Borough of Stonington, Mystic, Old Mystic, Pawcatuck and Wequetequock, the site of the first European settlement in 1649, in lands that had belonged to the Pequots. ... Pawcatuck is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... A coffeeshop along Main Street in Mystic Mystic is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Old Mystic is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Voluntown is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Waterford is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Central Waterford is a census-designated place located in New London County, Connecticut. ...


External link

National Register of Historic Places listing for New London Co., Connecticut



Flag of Connecticut

State of Connecticut File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Official languages English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell (R) Senators Chris Dodd (D) Joe Lieberman (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 12. ...

Capital:

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Regions:

Greater New Haven | Greater Hartford | Litchfield Hills | Lower Connecticut River Valley | Naugatuck River Valley | New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast | Quiet Corner | Southeastern Connecticut This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Greater New Haven area is the metropolitan area whose extent includes those towns in Connecticut that share an economic, social, political, and historical focus on New Haven, Connecticut. ... The Greater Hartford region is a region located in the state of Connecticut centered around the states capital of Hartford. ... The Litchfield Hills is a region of the state of Connecticut located in the northwestern corner of the state; it is a term that is semi-contiguous with the boundaries of Litchfield County, for which it is named. ... The Lower Connecticut River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut focused around Middlesex County, eastern sections of New London County, and the juncture where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. ... The Naugatuck River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut located in the central-southwest of the state, and is focused around the southern reaches of the Naugatuck and Housatonic Rivers. ... The metropolitan area of New York City, also called Greater New York or Greater New York City is defined by the U.S. Census as the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area based on broad social and economic integration, which is divided into... The Gold Coast is a region of the state of Connecticut roughly contiguous with the boundaries of Fairfield County; it derives its regional nickname from Fairfield County being ranked as one of the wealthiest counties in the United States and being the headquarters to most of the hedge funds in... The Quiet Corner is a region of the state of Connecticut, located in the northeastern corner of the state. ... The Southeastern Connecticut region comprises, as the name suggests, the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. ...

Largest cities:

Ansonia | Bridgeport | Bristol | Danbury | Fairfield | Greenwich | Groton | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | Milford | Naugatuck | New Britain | New Haven | New London | North Haven | Norwalk | Norwich | Shelton | Stamford | Torrington | Waterbury | West Hartford Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... A typical Street scence in Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport (41n10, 73w12 EST) is the largest city by population in Connecticut, and is located in southeastern Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... Bristol is a city located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... City nickname: The Hat City Location in the state of Connecticut County Fairfield County, Connecticut Area  - Total  - Water 114. ... Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, about five miles southwest of Bridgeport on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. ... Greenwich is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... Waterfront of Groton, Connecticut looking upriver Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut. ... Motto: Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World or New Englands Rising Star Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Founded Incorporated 1849   County Hartford County Borough Parrish Mayor Eddie Perez Area  - Total  - Water 46. ... Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, along the Connecticut River, in the south-central part of the state, 16 miles (26 km) south of Hartford. ... Milford is a partially independent city that is located partially in New Haven County in Connecticut. ... Naugatuck is a borough located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... City nickname: Beehive City Location Location within the state of Connecticut Government County Hartford County Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 34. ... City nickname: The Elm City Location in the state of Connecticut Founded April 24, 1638 County New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... View of New London from across the Thames River New London, Connecticut is a city in New London County, at the mouth of the Thames River and on the northeastern shore of Long Island Sound. ... North Haven is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut on the outskirts of New Haven, Connecticut. ... City Motto: The Right Place - The Right Time County Fairfield County, Connecticut Area  - Total  - Water 59. ... Norwich is a city located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Shelton is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... City motto: The City that Works State  - County Connecticut Fairfield Mayor Dannell Malloy Area  - % water 139 km² (52. ... Torrington is the largest city in Litchfield County, Connecticut. ... Waterbury is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... West Hartford is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. ...

Counties:

Fairfield | Hartford | Litchfield | Middlesex | New Haven | New London | Tolland | Windham List of Connecticut counties: Connecticut counties Fairfield County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the state of Connecticut. ... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Litchfield County is located in the northwestern corner of the state of Connecticut. ... Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Tolland County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Connecticut. ... Windham County is a county located in the northeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
New London, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1096 words)
New London, Connecticut is a city in New London County, at the mouth of the Thames River and on the northeastern shore of Long Island Sound.
New London lies across the Thames from the town of Groton, Connecticut, home of a United States Navy submarine base and of "EB", the Electric Boat Division of the General Dynamics Corporation, which built most existing U.S. nuclear-powered submarines there.
Connecticut's independent legislature, in its January session of 1784, made New London one of the first two cities (along with New Haven) brought from de facto to formalized incorporations.
New London County, Connecticut - definition of New London County, Connecticut in Encyclopedia (447 words)
New London County is located in the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $50,646, and the median income for a family is $59,857.
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