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This shoreline town boasts photo worthy views and sandy beaches to dip your toes in!

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Waterford consists of 33 square miles surrounded by water on three sides. This shoreline town offers a variety of attractions including a beautiful state park, theaters, and great travel options. There are plenty of beaches along the coast of Waterford that gives many an opportunity to catch a boat ride, or go deep sea fishing. Others may take the relaxed approach and visit the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. There are picturesque views at Harkness Memorial Park that could easily take your breath away. Waterford has a little something for everyone!

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Facts about Waterford

Town/City established:

  • 1801.

Named from:

  • Incorporated from New London, Oct., 1801; name descriptive.

County:

  • New London.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Veronica Ballestrini, American singer and song writer, raised in Waterford, CT.
  • Randy Johnston, American male model, born in Waterford, CT. 

Top Five Attractions:

  • The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
  • Harkness Memorial State Park.
  • Waterford Beach Park. 
  • Waterford Speedbowl.
  • Connecticut College Arboretum. 

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Harkness Historic Gardens Day, June.

Quality of town:

  • Waterford consists of 33 square miles surrounded by water on three sides. This shoreline town offers a variety of attractions including a beautiful state park, theaters, and great travel options. There are plenty of beaches along the coast of Waterford that gives many an opportunity to catch a boat ride, or go deep sea fishing. Others may take the relaxed approach and visit the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. There are picturesque views at Harkness Memorial Park that could easily take your breath away. Waterford has a little something for everyone!

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