Waterford, Connecticut is a town in New London County and was named after Waterford, Ireland. Waterford’s mission is to create a community-feel town and encounter all age groups into being involved in town activities. This place is well developed and is a warm feeling home to many. There is so much to do here, whether it be from natural open spaces, shopping, or dining at fine restaurants. Some attractions include the Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford Beach Park, Stenger Farm Park, Ocean Beach Park, Submarine Force Library & Museum, Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, McCook Point Park, Bluff Point State Park, Gillette Castle State Park, and Owen Bell Park.