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Welcome to Killingly ...

The Town of Killingly is located in Windham County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Killingly has a population of 17,336 people<3> (see below for details).

Killingly is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Killingly is located in the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Killingly had an population of 17,336 people. This is a decrease of 0.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Killingly had a population of 17,370 people (or 14.67% of the total population of Windham County). This makes Killingly the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Killingly represents 0.49% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,370 people, the population of Killingly increased 5.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,472 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Killingly.

Adding Killingly to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Killingly elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Killingly on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Killingly ...

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

  • Coventry [Kent County]
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    • Coventry [Kent County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Killingly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,819 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry
  • North Providence [Providence County]
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    • North Providence [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Killingly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence
  • Johnston [Providence County]
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    • Johnston [Providence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Killingly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,471 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
  • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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    • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Killingly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Windham [Windham County]
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      • Windham [Windham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Killingly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Smithfield [Providence County]
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      • Smithfield [Providence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Killingly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Webster [Worcester County]
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      • Webster [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Killingly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,949 people
      • Webster has also been known as:
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      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Southbridge [Worcester County]
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      • Southbridge [Worcester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Killingly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southbridge
    • Burrillville [Providence County]
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      • Burrillville [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Killingly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burrillville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrillville
    • Plainfield [Windham County]
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      • Plainfield [Windham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Killingly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainfield

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 Killingly. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Killingly.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Killingly. 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 Killingly.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Killingly ...

Looking for more information about Killingly? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Killingly, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Killingly.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Connecticut

About Windham County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Killingly. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Windham, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Killingly.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Killingly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Killingly) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Killingly. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Killingly

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Killingly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8315, Longitude: -71.8503       In this case, the coordinates for Killingly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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