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New London County Overview

New London County is a county located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. The population was 274,055 as of the 2010 census. There is no county government and no county seat, as is the case with all eight of Connecticut’s counties. In Connecticut, towns are responsible for all local government activities, including fire and rescue, snow removal, and schools. In a few cases, neighboring Towns will share certain resources (e.g., water, gas, etc.). New London County is merely a group of towns on a map; it has no governmental authority. New London County contains reservations of four of the five state-recognized Indian tribes, although the Paugassett were historically located further west. New London County was one of four original counties in Connecticut that were established on May 10, 1666 by an act of the Connecticut General Court. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 772 square miles, of which 665 square miles is land and 107 square miles is water. 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 above sea level, and the lowest point is sea level. The county is bordered to the east and northeast by two Rhode Island counties, Kent and Washington respectively. Suffolk County, New York borders to the south. The remaining borders are all with other Connecticut counties, Windham to the north, Middlesex to the west, Tolland to the northwest, and Hartford to the northwest. A total of 31 zip codes are used by the county, the largest of which is 06360.

New London County Clerk Information

The City Clerk is Jonathan Ayala:
18 State Street
New London, CR 06320

In New London, the functions of the City Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics are combined in one department and include:

  • Maintaining historic and current public records of the city as required by C.G.S., including land records, vital records, city council agendas, and minutes
  • Acting as Registrar of Vital Statistics for the city and certifying and maintaining records of all births, marriages, deaths, and burials involving New London residents as well as those of non-residents occurring in New London
  • Managing elections including the conduct of referenda, primaries and elections, and the maintenance of associated records
  • Issuing marriage license (both parties must be present to obtain marriage license)
  • Maintaining and preserving the land records of New London dating back to the 1600’s. Recording, processing, and indexing land records, maps and surveys.
  • Issuing dog licenses (Dog license registrations are valid from June to June)
  • Issuing a trade-name certificate for those starting a new business or changing their businesses name in the city

New London County Records

The county assessor is Paige S. Walton
15 Masonic Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-5216

Online forms:

The tax collector is Maureen A. Farrell
15 Masonic Street
P. O. Box 1305
New London, CT 06320

The Tax Division of the Department of Finance is responsible for the issuing of tax bills and the collection of all taxes (real estate, personal property and motor vehicles), and tax liens levied by the City.

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As is the case with all eight of Connecticut’s counties, there is no county government and no county seat. As an area, it is only a geographical point of reference. In Connecticut, the cities and towns are responsible for all local governmental activities including fire and rescue, schools, and snow removal; in a few cases, neighboring towns will share certain resources.

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