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Home of large casino, run by the Mashantucket Pequot tribe

Ledyard is a town in New London County, in the Norwich-New London metro area.

The community was named after Revolutionary War Col. William Ledyard.

The latitude of Ledyard is 41.439N. The longitude is -72.015W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 295 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,687.


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Median household income
Local
$62,647
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ledyard demographic reports
Ledyard is on the Thames River.
Former and merged names include:
· Groton North Society
· Second Society of Groton
Local festivals include:
  • Ledyard Fair - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ledyard web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Stoddard Hill State Park
Ledyard attractions: Casino
Historic sites and museums: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Ledyard residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ledyard ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ledyard was $24,953, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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33% of Ledyard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ledyard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $682.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,294.


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Libraries in Ledyard include Bill Library, Gales Ferry Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Ledyard workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ledyard between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Ledyard include Two Trees Inn.

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