The Town of New London is situated in the central western portion of New Hampshire. Interstate 89 passes through New London from Concord, NH to beyond the Vermont Border. The town is a recreational area, has many businesses, Colby-Sawyer College, and a local hospital.
The New London Police Department provides 24 hour coverage to this community. New London Police Communications dispatch for several neighboring communities including police, fire, and medical. The department is involved with the Kearsarge D.A.R.E. Program and the Northern New Hampshire Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Investigative Satellite.