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Time Zone: Windham County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

Windham County was founded in 1726. Windham was created by taking area from Hartford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Windham had a population of 117,518 people. This is an increase of 7.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 109,091 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Windham represented 3.2% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 8th most populous county (out of 8 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010118,428+8.56%+0.77% since 2009
2009117,518+7.72%+0.18% since 2008
2008117,311+7.53%+0.56% since 2007
2000109,091The Last Census

More information can be found on the Windham County Census Page for Windham County.


Below are some of the communities located in Windham County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Windham County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Windham   23,73322,8573.83% increase  
Killingly   17,82816,4728.23% increase  
Plainfield   15,44214,6195.63% increase  
Putnam   9,3079,0023.39% increase  
Thompson   9,2498,8784.18% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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