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Welcome to North Windham ...

North Windham is located in Windham County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Windham: N. Windham

North Windham is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for North Windham: (860)

The ZIP code for North Windham: 06256<4>

Adding North Windham 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 North Windham 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 North Windham 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 North Windham on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named North Windham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named North Windham - they are located in Maine and Vermont.

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

Communities near North Windham ...

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

  • Manchester [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of North Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Manchester
  • Norwich [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of North Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<6>
  • Norwich [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of North Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Vernon [Tolland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
    • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of North Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,359 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Vernon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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      • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of North Windham
      • 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>
    • Montville [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montville
      • Montville [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of North Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montville
    • Killingly [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killingly
      • Killingly [Windham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of North Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killingly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killingly
    • Ellington [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellington
      • Ellington [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of North Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellington
    • Colchester [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
      • Colchester [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of North Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colchester<6>
    • Plainfield [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainfield
      • Plainfield [Windham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of North Windham
      • 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 North Windham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Windham.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Windham ...

Looking for more information about North Windham? 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 North Windham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Windham.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Connecticut

About Windham County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Windham. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Windham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 North Windham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Windham or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- North Windham) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Windham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Windham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Windham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7495, Longitude: -72.1545       In this case, the coordinates for North Windham 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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