The Cities and communities of Windham County, Connecticut*
Abington, Almyville, Ashford, Attawaugen
Canterbury, Central Village Chaplin, Clarks Corner
Eastford, East Brooklyn, East Killingly, East Thompson, Elmville
North Grosvenor Dale, North Windham, North Woodstock
Phoenixville, Plainfield, Pomfret Center, Pomfret, Pomfret Landing, Putnam, Putnam Heights
Scotland, South Chaplin, South Killingly, South Windham, South Woodstock, Sterling, Sterling Hill
Warrrenville, Wauregan, West Ashford, Westford, Westminster, West Thompson, West Woodstock, Willimantic, Wilsonville, Windham, Woodstock Valley
*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, neighborhoods, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.
If you have information about any of these unlinked communities, please send it to us and we will add a page for that community. Some of these places above may only be neighborhoods or local area names and are not listed with the census at all or just included in a larger surrounding designated census area..
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& Facts about Windham County, Connecticut
The county seat is Willimantic
in eastern Connecticut. The area
is sometimes referred to as "New England's Quiet Corner.
Nearby counties are: to the North is Worcester County, Massachusetts, and to the East is Providence County, Rhode Island. On the Southeast is Kent County, Rhode Island and the Southwest is New London County. The western border is with Tolland County.
Welcome to Wonderful Windham, the hub of Eastern Connecticut. Northeast Connecticut is referred to as New England's Quiet Corner, and consists of Windham County. Windham's urban center, Willimantic, gained fame in the 19th century for its high quality cotton thread, and became known as America's Thread City. Windham County boasts a charming rural, agrarian ambiance. It's often referred to as the Last Green Valley in America's crowded Northeast corridor.
1990 - 102,525
2000 - 109,091
513 Square Miles
Windham County is in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time from April through the end of October.
Per Capita Income:
History information for Windham County and Eastern Connecticut
GenWeb Project page for Windham County with excellent history information and more.
Mr. John Winthrop was the first Englishman to receive from the natives a deed for an indefinite quantity of land. This was dated 2 November 1653.
A map of Windham County, Connecticut from 1895
The Political Graveyard page for Windham County
Cemeteries of Windham County
Attractions and Information
Learn all about Windham County and Willimantic
Butterflies of Windham County
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