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

The latitude of Old Lyme is 41.317N. The longitude is -72.303W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,406.


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Median household income
Local
$68,386
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Old Lyme demographic reports
Old Lyme is on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Connecticut River.
Many ship captains built grand houses here. The community hosted one of the nation's first art colonies, from 1899 to 1937.
Local festivals include:
  • Midsummer Festival - July 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Old Lyme web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Florence Griswold Museum
Colleges and universities: Lyme Academy of Fine Arts
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Old Lyme demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New London County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New London-Norwich area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06376 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Old Lyme residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Old Lyme ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Old Lyme was $41,386, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Old Lyme residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Old Lyme include Old Lyme Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Old Lyme, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $744.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,487.


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Libraries in Old Lyme include Old Lyme - Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Old Lyme workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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