East Lyme is a small town with an area of about 42 sq. miles, located in the County of New London. The town mainly consist the villages of Niantic and Flanders. The largest employer of the town is Department of Corrections in Connecticut. The service industry is related to retail, food and distribution. Schools also provides considerable scopes of employment along with the local media industry. There are also a number of historical places like the House of Samuel Smith, Thomas Lee House, William Gorton Farm among others.