Place:Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States

Alt namesSouthertownsource: Source:Vernon, Katheryn B. Histories of My Early Ashcraft Ancestors in America, pg. 3
Coordinates41.3359327°N 71.9059042°W
Located inNew London, Connecticut, United States

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The town of Stonington is located in New London County, Connecticut in the state's southeastern corner. It includes the borough of Stonington, the villages of Pawcatuck, Lords Point, and Wequetequock, and the eastern halves of the villages of Mystic and Old Mystic (the other halves being in the town of Groton). The population of the town was 18,335 at the 2020 census.

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"The town of Stonington was first given the name of Southertown by the Massachusetts Court in 1659, but the name was changed to Stonington in 1666."

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