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Willimantic, Connecticut

town in the U.S. state of Connecticut

Willimantic, Connecticut is a census-designated place and former city. It is in the town of Windham, Windham County. About 15,823 people lived there at the 2000 census. Eastern Connecticut State University and the Windham Textile and History Museum are in Willimantic.

Willimantic, Connecticut
Science Building Eastern Connecticut State University
Science Building
Eastern Connecticut State University
Nickname(s): 
Thread City, Frog City
Location of Willimantic, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°43′N 72°13′W / 41.717°N 72.217°W / 41.717; -72.217Coordinates: 41°43′N 72°13′W / 41.717°N 72.217°W / 41.717; -72.217
CountyWindham County
Government
 • MayorErnest S. Eldridge
Area
 • Total11.6 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
 • Land11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
 • Water0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total17,737
 • Density1,391/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
WebsiteTown of Windham, Connecticut