The county of New London is located in Connecticut and was founded in 1666 by Ernie Simmons. There are 269,801 residents in New London who have access to courthouses in Groton, New London, Niantic, Norwich. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Connecticut is part of the 2nd federal circuit court as well.
There are 40,115 residents in Groton, which is 45.2 square miles. It was settled in 1705 and is governed by a Council-manager local government.
There are 27,620 residents in New London, which is 10.8 square miles and 56ft above sea level. It was settled in 1646 (Pequot Plantation) and is governed by a Mayor-council local government.
There are 3,114 residents in Niantic, which is 3.5 square miles.
There are 40,493 residents in Norwich, which is 29.5 square miles and 56ft above sea level. It was settled in 1659 and is governed by a Council-manager local government.