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Overview

Introduction to Killingly, Connecticut

Killingly, Connecticut, in Windham county, is 22 miles W of Cranston, Rhode Island and 54 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town has a population of 16,472.

Killingly History

The town of Killingly was incorporated in 1708. The community was named after an English manor. Many buildings and places in Killingly are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The town has a council-manager form of government.

Killingly and nearby Attractions

  • Killingly Public Library
  • Saint Albans Episcopal Church
  • Killingly Shopping Center
  • Quinebaug Pond
  • Old Furnace State Park

Things To Do In Killingly

While in Killingly, one can plan a day trip to any of the local parks, which provide facilities for a variety of sports. The Killingly Shopping Center and the Brooklyn Common Shopping Center are ideal destinations for those who like to shop. In addition, the town hosts the Killingly Grange Fair every September.

Killingly Transportation

Providence International and Bradley International are the nearest major airports.

Killingly Higher Education

Courses in higher education are offered by Bryant College, Eastern Connecticut State University and the University of Connecticut.

People

Total Population 17,250
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 8,659
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $37,491
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,269
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,593

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,315
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $889
Median House Value $188,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 14.1%
Irish 15.3%

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

Killingly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles W of Cranston, Rhode Island (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Windham
Standard Zip Codes 06239, 06241, 06243
P.O. Box Zip Codes 06233, 06263
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.84
Longitude -71.86

Killingly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station NORTH FOSTER 1 E
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Station MANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
Distance 17.8 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
Station WORCESTER RGNL AP
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 41 to 58 F
Annual Precip 49 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ballouville (06233)

Dayville (06241)

East Killingly (06243)

Killingly Center (06241)

Rogers (06263)

South Killingly (06239)

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

Killingly Public Libraries

Library
Killingly Public Library
25 WESTCOTT RD.
Killingly, Connecticut
(860) 779-5383

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