New London, Connecticut

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City of New London
City
Downtown on the west bank of the Thames River
Nickname(s): The Whaling City
Motto: Mare Liberum
Location in New London County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°21′20″N 72°05′58″W / 41.35556°N 72.09944°W / 41.35556; -72.09944Coordinates: 41°21′20″N 72°05′58″W / 41.35556°N 72.09944°W / 41.35556; -72.09944
Country United States
State Connecticut
Region Southeastern Connecticut
NECTA Norwich-New London
County New London County
Settle 1646 (Pequot Plantation)
Named 1658 (New London)
Incorporated (city) 1784
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio (D)
 • City council Michael E. Passero
Rev. Wade A Hyslop, Jr.
Marie Friess-McSparran
Donald Macrino
John J. Maynard
Anthony L. Nolan
Adam Sprecace
Area
 • City 10.76 sq mi (27.9 km2)
 • Land 5.54 sq mi (14.3 km2)
 • Water 5.23 sq mi (13.5 km2)
 • Urban 123.03 sq mi (318.66 km2)
Elevation 56 ft (17 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 27,620
 • Density 4,985/sq mi (1,824/km2)
 • Metro 274,055
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06320
Area code(s) 860
FIPS code 09-52280
GNIS feature ID 0209237

New London is a city of Connecticut in the United States.

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