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Welcome to Coventry ...

Coventry is located in Tolland County<1>.


The location of Coventry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


The pronunciation of Coventry: cah-ven-tree<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Coventry, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1803.

Coventry is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Coventry is located in the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for Coventry: 06238<5>

Websites for Coventry ...

Official Website: www.coventryct.org/

Communities Also Named Coventry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Coventry - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland (2), New York, North Carolina, Ontario, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Coventry.

Communities near Coventry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coventry.

  • Hartford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Hartford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,535 people
  • Manchester
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,362 people
  • East Hartford
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
    • East Hartford is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,630 people
  • Enfield
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enfield
    • Enfield is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,559 people
  • Norwich
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich is located in New London County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,619 people
  • Glastonbury
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glastonbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glastonbury
    • Glastonbury is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,426 people
  • Vernon
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
    • Vernon is located in Tolland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,400 people
  • Windsor
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
    • Windsor is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,647 people
  • South Windsor
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Windsor
    • South Windsor is located in Hartford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,102 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coventry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coventry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coventry. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coventry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coventry. See our Newspapers Page for Coventry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coventry ...

Looking for more information about Coventry? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Coventry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Coventry.

Adding Coventry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Coventry in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Coventry was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).

We also found Coventry in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Coventry.

The official website for Coventry: www.coventryct.org/

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Tolland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Coventry. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coventry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Coventry). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coventry or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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