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Welcome to Packer ...

Packer is located in Windham County<1>.

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

Packer is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Packer is located in the (860) area code.

Communities Also Named Packer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Packer - it's located in Arizona.

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

Communities near Packer ...

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

  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Packer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<5>
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Packer
    • 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
  • Coventry [Kent County]
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    • Coventry [Kent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Packer
    • 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
  • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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    • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Packer
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Windham [Windham County]
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      • Windham [Windham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Packer
      • 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
    • Montville [New London County]
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      • Montville [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Packer
      • 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.
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    • Killingly [Windham County]
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      • Killingly [Windham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Packer
      • 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.
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    • Plainfield [Windham County]
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      • Plainfield [Windham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Packer
      • 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.
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    • Ledyard [New London County]
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      • Ledyard [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Packer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ledyard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Griswold [New London County]
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      • Griswold [New London County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Packer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Griswold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griswold

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Packer ...

Looking for more information about Packer? 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 Packer, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Packer.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Connecticut

About Windham County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Packer. 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 Packer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Packer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Packer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6665, Longitude: -71.9523       In this case, the coordinates for Packer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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