Montville, Connecticut

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Montville, Connecticut

Introduction to Montville, Connecticut

Montville, Connecticut, in New London county, is 30 miles SE of Manchester, Connecticut and 83 miles SW ofBoston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the New London - Norwich metropolitan area with. Montville has a population of approximately 18,546.

Montville History

This area was originally a part of New London. It was settled in by Europeans for the first time in 1646. At that time, it was known as Pequot, after the original inhabitants of this area, the Pequot Indians. Its name was changed to North Parish in 1658. It was renamed Montville in 1786, when it was officially incorporated as a town.

Montville and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Shantok
  • Raymond-Bradford Homestead
  • Stoddard Hill State Park
  • Norwich Golf Club
  • Lake Konomoc
  • Submarine Force Museum

Things To Do In Montville

Strolling around Montville, one will see a number of places of historic interest. The Mohegan Tribal Reservation is an interesting place to visit, as it is home to a famous resort casino. There is also ample parkland, ponds and lakes in the area, which are great for a variety of recreational and fitness activities.

Montville Transportation

Bradley International is the closest major airport.

Montville Higher Education

Eastern Connecticut State University, the University of Connecticut and Wesleyan University provide facilities for higher education.

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High Points

Montville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 17% Montville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Montville, Connecticut

Comparing Montville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 9
Age of the Population 5 2
Senior Citizens 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 6

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Montville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County New London
Metro Area New London - Norwich
Standard Zip Codes 06353
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.45
Longitude -72.13

Montville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Station GROTON
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Distance 20.9 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
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Montville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 18,546 100%
Male 10,008 54%
Female 8,538 46%
Under 18 4,386 23.6%
18+ 14,160 76.4%
65+ 2,012 10.8%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.05
White 15,956 86%
African-American 1,019 5.5%
Asian 350 1.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 270 1.5%
Other 414 2.2%
Mixed Race 530 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,010 5.4%

Estimated Montville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 19,612
Growth 1,066
Growth % 5.7%

Montville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
Irish 12.9%
Italian 11.4%
English 10.8%
Polish 10%
German 7.2%
French (except Basque) 6.9%
French Canadian 4.1%
US/American 3.4%
Scottish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Portuguese 2%
Russian 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
African 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
Cape Verdean 0.3%
British 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
European 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Montville Public Libraries

Raymond Library
Montville, Connecticut
(860) 848-9942

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Montville High Schools (2004)

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Serves 807 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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Serves 81 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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Serves 34 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

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Montville Colleges

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