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The Cities and communities of Windham County, Connecticut*

 

Abington, Almyville, Ashford, Attawaugen

Ballouville, Brooklyn

Canterbury, Central Village Chaplin, Clarks Corner

Danielson, Dayville

Eastford, East Brooklyn, East Killingly, East Thompson, Elmville

Fabyan

Grosvenor Dale

Hampton, Harrisville

Killingly Center

Mechanicsville, Moosup

North Grosvenor Dale, North Windham, North Woodstock

Oneco

Phoenixville, Plainfield, Pomfret Center, Pomfret, Pomfret Landing, Putnam, Putnam Heights

Quaddick, Quinebaug

Rogers

Scotland, South Chaplin, South Killingly, South Windham, South Woodstock, Sterling, Sterling Hill

Thompson

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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Information & Facts about Windham County, Connecticut

Government:

The county seat is Willimantic

Location:

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.

Facts:

Population:
1990 - 102,525
2000 - 109,091

Size:
513 Square Miles

Time Zone:
Windham County is in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time from April through the end of October.

Area Code:

860

Per Capita Income:
$23,765

History:

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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