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Willington, CT Town Information

Willington is a town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 5,959 at the 2000 census. The Willimantic River borders the town on the west. Willington is about 25 miles northeast of Hartford on Interstate 84, which also provides a connection to Boston, via the Massachusetts Turnpike. Providence, RI is accessible via U.S. Route 44. Larger communities nearby include Coventry, Stafford, Tolland, and Willimantic. The University of Connecticut is located in adjacent Mansfield. The new public library (formerly located within Hall Memorial middle school) has been completed and opened as of fall 2006. Willington was incorporated in May, 1727.

 

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.5 square miles (87 km2), of which, 33.3 square miles (86 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.63%) is water.

 

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,959 people, 2,353 households, and 1,437 families residing in the town. The population density was 179.1 people per square mile (69.2/km≤). There were 2,429 housing units at an average density of 73.0 per square mile (28.2/km≤).

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

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