Introduction to East Windsor, Connecticut

East Windsor, Connecticut, in Hartford county, is 8 miles N of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center) and 83 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Hartford metropolitan statistical area.

East Windsor History

The area which is now known as East Windsor, was officially incorporated in 1768. The community was first settled in the seventeenth century by farmers who were attracted to the fertile soils and topography of the Connecticut River Valley. East Windsor is comprised of five villages: Melrose, Warehouse Point, Broad Brook, Scantic, and Windsorville. The villages are combined for convenience in education and governance. The town of East Windsor is located in Hartford County, which was established in 1666.

East Windsor and nearby Attractions

  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Mansfield Hollow State Park
  • New Britain Industrial Museum
  • Robinson State Park
  • Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
  • Chicopee Memorial State Park

Things To Do In East Windsor

The popular shopping destinations of the area include Cohoes Common Shopping Center, Bassdale Plaza Shopping Center, and Chesters Shopping Center. The Broad Brook Library offers ample reading materials. Area churches include Broad Brook Congregational Church, Saint Catherine's Church, Scantic Church, and Grace Episcopal Church. There are also numerous parks such as East Windsor Town Park, Pierce Memorial Park, and Doctor John E Flaherty State Wildlife Area, which offer multiple opportunities for recreation.

East Windsor Transportation

The closest major international airport is Bradley International Airport.

East Windsor Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Manchester Community College, University of Hartford, and Springfield Technical Community College.


Total Population 11,387
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 6,063
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.7%
Median Earnings25+ $43,891
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,895
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,500


Median Family Income $82,614
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 24.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,148
Median House Value $212,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 23.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

East Windsor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hartford
Metro Area Hartford
Standard Zip Codes 06016, 06088
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -72.56

East Windsor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station STORRS
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 80 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, East Windsor, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Melrose (06016)

Scantic (06088)

Warehouse Point (06088)

Windsorville (06016)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

East Windsor Public Libraries

Broad Brook Library
East Windsor, Connecticut
(860) 623-1334
Library Association Of Warehouse Point
107 MAIN ST.
East Windsor, Connecticut
(860) 623-5482

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