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Welcome to South Windham ...

South Windham is located in Windham County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for South Windham: S. Windham

South Windham is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

South Windham is within the (860) area code.

The ZIP code for South Windham: 06266<3>

Adding South 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 South 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 South 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 South Windham on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named South Windham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named South Windham - they are located in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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

Communities near South Windham ...

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

  • Manchester [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of South Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of South 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of South Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Glastonbury [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glastonbury
    • Glastonbury [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of South Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,482 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glastonbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glastonbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vernon [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of South Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Mansfield [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of South Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of South Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of South Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killingly have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killingly
    • Colchester [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
      • Colchester [New London County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of South 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of South Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 South Windham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Windham.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Windham ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around South Windham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 South Windham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Windham or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South 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 South Windham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Windham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Windham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6795, Longitude: -72.1689    
<5>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.
<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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