Profile for Mystic, Connecticut, CT
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Mystic is in New London County, in the Norwich-New London metro area.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "big river."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Connecticut named Mystic. For links to other places called Mystic, CT, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mystic is 41.354N. The longitude is -71.966W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,001.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Mystic demographic reports
Mystic is on the Mystic River.
Historic seaport. Shipbuilding began here as early as the 17th century. Local shipyards built many vessels during the Civil War; business fell off later in the century as the demand for wooden ships declined.
Filming location for:
· 1988 movie, "Mystic Pizza"
· 1997 movie, "Amistad"
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
- Sea Music Festival - June 8-10, 2007
- Wild Mushroom Festival - Sept. 30, 2007
- Mystic Seaport Field Days - Nov. 23-24, 2007
- Harvest Moon Festival - Oct. 5, 2007
- Outdoor Art Festival - Aug. 11-12, 2007
- Chowderfest - Oct. 6-8, 2007
- Lobster Days - May 26-82, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mystic web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Williams Beach Park
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
Mystic attractions: Mystic Aquarium
Historic sites and museums: Mystic Seaport, Denison Homestead, New England Carousel Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
12% of Mystic residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mystic ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mystic was $33,376, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Mystic residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Mystic festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Sea Music Festival - J
- Outdoor Art Festival - A
- Wild Mushroom Festival - S
- Chowderfest - O
- Mystic Seaport Field Days - N
- Lobster Days - M
- Harvest Moon Festival - O
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Mystic include Mystic Bridge Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mystic, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $752. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,527.
Libraries in Mystic include Mystic & Noank Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Mystic workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Mystic include Amerisuites, Best Western Mystic Hotel, Comfort Inn Mystic, Hilton Mystic, Holiday Inn Express Mystic, Howard Johnson Inn Mystic, Inn at Mystic, Old Mystic Motor Lodge, Residence Inn Mystic.
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CT communities formerly known as Mystic:
�Stonington, New London County
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