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Welcome to Phoenixville ...

Phoenixville is located in Windham County<1>.

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

Phoenixville is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Phoenixville: (860)

Adding Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Phoenixville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Phoenixville - they are located in Alabama and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Phoenixville ...

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

  • Vernon [Tolland County]
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    • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Phoenixville
    • 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
  • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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    • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Phoenixville
    • 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>
  • Windham [Windham County]
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    • Windham [Windham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Phoenixville
    • 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
  • Killingly [Windham County]
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    • Killingly [Windham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Phoenixville
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Webster [Worcester County]
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      • Webster [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Phoenixville
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Phoenixville
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Phoenixville
      • 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
    • Ellington [Tolland County]
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      • Ellington [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Phoenixville
      • 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
    • Plainfield [Windham County]
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      • Plainfield [Windham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Phoenixville
      • 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
    • Tolland [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolland
      • Tolland [Tolland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Phoenixville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tolland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phoenixville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Windham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Phoenixville. 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 Phoenixville - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Phoenixville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phoenixville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8770, Longitude: -72.0859       In this case, the coordinates for Phoenixville 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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