RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Town of Windham, Connecticut

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other CT
Communities

















Welcome to Windham ...

The Town of Windham is located in Windham County<1>.

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

Pronunciation for the Town of Windham: win-dum<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Windham has a population of 24,561 people<4> (see below for details).

Windham is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Windham: (860)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Windham had an population of 24,561 people. This is a decrease of 2.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Windham had a population of 25,268 people (which is 21.34% of the total population of Windham County). This makes Windham the county's most populous community.

The population of Windham represents 0.71% of the total population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,268 people, the population of Windham increased 10.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 22,857 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Windham.

Communities Also Named Windham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Windham - they are located in New York and Vermont.

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

Communities near Windham ...

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

  • Manchester [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<7>
  • Norwich [New London County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [New London County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Windham
    • 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
  • Glastonbury [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glastonbury
    • Glastonbury [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Windham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,482 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glastonbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Windham
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Windham
      • 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<7>
    • Montville [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montville
      • Montville [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Windham
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montville
    • Killingly [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killingly
      • Killingly [Windham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Windham
      • 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
    • Colchester [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
      • Colchester [New London County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Windham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colchester<7>
    • Plainfield [Windham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainfield
      • Plainfield [Windham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Windham
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Windham ...

Looking for more information about 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Windham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Windham.

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 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 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Windham. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Windham.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Windham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- 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 Windham. 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 Windham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7112, Longitude: -72.1670       In this case, the coordinates for Windham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021