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Welcome to Putnam Heights ...

Putnam Heights is located in Windham County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Putnam Heights: Putnam Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Putnam Heights is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Putnam Heights: (860)

Adding Putnam Heights 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 Putnam Heights 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 Putnam Heights 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 Putnam Heights on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Putnam Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Putnam Heights - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Putnam Heights ...

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

  • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Putnam Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
  • Coventry [Kent County]
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    • Coventry [Kent County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Putnam Heights
    • 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
  • Johnston [Providence County]
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    • Johnston [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Putnam Heights
    • 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]<4> to the west of Putnam Heights
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Putnam Heights
      • 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]<4> to the east of Putnam Heights
      • 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
    • Killingly [Windham County]
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      • Killingly [Windham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Putnam Heights
      • 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
    • Webster [Worcester County]
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      • Webster [Worcester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Putnam Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,949 people
      • Webster has also been known as:
      • Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
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    • Southbridge [Worcester County]
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      • Southbridge [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Putnam Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,878 people
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    • Burrillville [Providence County]
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      • Burrillville [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Putnam Heights
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Putnam Heights ...

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

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 Putnam Heights. 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 Putnam Heights - 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- Putnam Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Putnam Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8923, Longitude: -71.8681       In this case, the coordinates for Putnam Heights 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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