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Town of Windham, Connecticut

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Welcome to Windham ...

Pronunciation for the Town of Windham: win-dum<1>

The Town of Windham is located in Windham County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Windham has a population of 24,727 people<2> (see below for details).

Windham is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Windham: (860)

Population Details ...

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 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 (that had a count of 22,857 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Windham had an population of 24,727 people. This is a decrease of 2.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Windham ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Windham and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Colchester   [Map]   16,061   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glastonbury   [Map]   34,584   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Killingly   [Map]   17,069   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Manchester   [Map]   57,873   W   18 miles [29 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   25,969   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Montville   [Map]   19,231   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Windham. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Windham.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Windham? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Windham.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Windham. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Windham.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Windham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Windham. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Windham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Windham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7112, Longitude: -72.1670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Windham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Windham.