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    Welcome to Niantic, CT, a place of history, entertainment and wonderful culture! Niantic, CT refers to a village in the town of East Lyme, Connecticut. The current population is 3,135. The village of Niantic, CT has a total area of 3.5 square miles. Of this total distance, 1.5 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. This small village still offers a great deal of culture, history... » Read More

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    Would somebody please think about the children? Indeed, what can the children do when they get to Niantic Village? They cannot join you at the golfing club or the casino in East Lyme. They can hang around the beach and go fishing with you and the uncle. Let’s face it though—kids love kid things the most. There is one great kid thing in Niantic you can’t miss. » Read More

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Welcome to the Village of Niantic, CT

Welcome to Niantic, CT, a place of history, entertainment and wonderful culture! Niantic, CT refers to a village in the town of East Lyme, Connecticut. The current population is 3,135. The village of Niantic, CT has a total area of 3.5 square miles. Of this total distance, 1.5 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. This small village still offers a great deal of culture, history and fun. This village is located right on the estuary of Long Island Sound.

What Is There to Do in Niantic, CT?
Niantic, CT may be a small village, but there are many indoor and outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. The village is very high on water activities, such as boating, swimming and fishing. Its close proximity to the river no doubt contributes to this coastal lifestyle. The village of Niantic, Connecticut also hosts sailboat races through the Niantic Bay Yacht Club. Other notable landmarks in the region include the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (in Waterford) and the Rocky Neck State Park.

The Rocky Neck State Park welcomes beach dwellers to the coast of Long Island Sound, as well as several offshore islands. Some of these include Gardiners Island, Plum Island and Orient Point. The beach area within the village of Niantic, Connecticut is well known for its sandbar. The sandbar area is actually one of the few sandy sections of beach anywhere in the states shorelines. Many of the other beaches are covered in rocks, which doesnt make for a very sandy beach party. In fact, when the low tide settles in, the sandbar area is totally exposed. This allows beach dwellers to walk into the water for a much longer distance.

Meet the People of the Niantic Village
As you can imagine the beach area is most appealing to children who can build sandcastles, dig holes or throw mud at each other. (Ah, to be a kid again!) Adults might enjoy beach dwelling too, but chances are, they will be more excited about the camping area. Summer months are the most active. During the winter season, the camping scene is the greater attraction, as families can hike through woods and trails.

What can we say about the people that make up the village of Niantic, Connecticut? The population is predominantly white and the median age for residents is 42. The housing scene is promising, as there were 1,756 units in total and the median price of housing units was $337,612. The median income for a household was $54,872.

Throughout this small village, there are also many accommodations and establishments that cater to the needs of guests. Popular village of Niantic restaurants include Skippers Restaurant, La Belle Aurore and the Niantic Diner. Notable village of Niantic hotels include the Morton Hotel, the Ramada Limited and Suites Hotel, the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, and the Niantic Inn.

Come visit the Niantic Village for a glimpse of smalltime community life and for a revelation of early American history!

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Regents Endorse $1.8 Million Plan To Hire Consultant
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 8:42PM
The state Board of Regents for Higher Education Thursday endorsed President Gregory Gray's decision's to hire a Boston-headquartered global...
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Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 6:14PM
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Woman Pleads To Lesser Charge After Admitted State Police Miscue
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 4:34PM
A Stamford woman who struck and killed two men with her car as they changed a tire on the side of Interstate 95 pleaded guilty Thursday to lesser...
GOP Offers Alternative Budget That Rejects Rebates
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 4:14PM
With less than three weeks remaining in the legislative session, Republicans offered an alternative budget Thursday that rejects Gov. Dannel P...
City Council President To Run For Senate Seat
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 4:14PM
Shawn Wooden, the city council president, filed papers Thursday to form a candidate committee to run for the state Senate seat held by longtime...
Talks Begin Privately To Move Transgender Youth Out Of Prison
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 2:21PM
With criticism mounting each day a transgender girl stays in adult prison with no criminal charges, advocates and officials with the Department of...
Sun Rising On An Unblemished State Park
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 1:44PM
Former Sunrise Resort seeing new life after site clearedEver since the state purchased the abandoned Sunrise Resort in 2009, it became known as an...
Children's Hospital Seeks Donations For Baskets Before Easter Weekend
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 12:33PM
HARTFORD—Each year the Connecticut Children's Medical Center collects donations to make spring baskets for their young patients.
GMO Labeling Bill Could Hinge On Whether New York Follows
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 12:08PM
A year after Connecticut lawmakers voted to require the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, the biggest roadblock to...
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Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 11:12AM
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Hartford Superintendent Finalists Meet The Public
Source: Courant.com | Apr 17th, 2014 6:51AM
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New Britain's Behind-The-Scenes Struggle Over $4.4 Million
Source: Courant.com | Apr 16th, 2014 9:12PM
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Source: Courant.com | Apr 16th, 2014 6:31PM
Serial Killer Amy Archer-Gilligan Inspired Dark Comedy 'Arsenic And Old Lace'For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly...
Spring's High Waters Revive Debate Over River Gauge In Middletown
Source: Courant.com | Apr 16th, 2014 5:55PM
The annual flooding of the Connecticut River has revived a debate over a river gauge in Middletown that was deactivated three years ago due to...
State Police Tweak Dispatch Plan
Source: Courant.com | Apr 16th, 2014 3:18PM
State police will begin implementing a plan to respond to non-emergency calls at barracks closest to where the calls are made.
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