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Around Putnam ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Worcester (MA). It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the north of Putnam. Worcester (MA) has a population of 185,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Providence (RI). It is located about 26 miles [ km] to the east of Putnam and has a population of 180,000 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Putnam.<2>

  • Ballouville [Windham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballouville
    • Ballouville [Windham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Putnam
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ballouville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballouville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ballouville<4>
  • Dayville [Windham County]
  • East Woodstock [Windham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Woodstock
    • East Woodstock [Windham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Putnam
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Woodstock<4>
  • Grosvenor Dale [Windham County]
  • Harrisville [Windham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
    • Harrisville [Windham County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Putnam
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  • North Grosvenor Dale [Windham County]
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    • Pomfret Center [Windham County]
    • Pomfret [Windham County]
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      • Pomfret [Windham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Putnam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomfret have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomfret
    • Pomfret [Windham County]
    • Putnam [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Putnam
      • Putnam [Windham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Putnam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Putnam have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Putnam
    • Rogers [Windham County]
    • South Woodstock [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Woodstock
      • South Woodstock [Windham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Putnam
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Woodstock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Woodstock<4>
    • Thompson [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
      • Thompson [Windham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Putnam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
    • Thompson [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
      • Thompson [Windham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Putnam
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson<4>
    • Woodstock [Windham County]

For more communities neighboring Putnam, please visit our County-by-County Page for Putnam.

Windham County ...

Putnam is located in Windham County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Windham County: New London, Tolland, Worcester (MA), Kent (RI) & Providence (RI).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Putnam ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Putnam.

Airports Near Putnam ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Putnam and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Putnam.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Putnam ...

Looking for more information about Putnam? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Putnam. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Putnam, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Putnam.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About Windham County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Putnam.
<2>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- Putnam) 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 Putnam. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Putnam

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Putnam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9183, Longitude: -71.9097    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Putnam), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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