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.
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.
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.