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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 19,635
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 9,156
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 48%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.2%
Median Earnings25+ $40,755
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,219
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,904

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,128
% Above Poverty Level 92.8%
% Below Poverty Level 7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,035
Median House Value $196,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 17%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station NORWICH PUB UTIL PLANT
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
Station MANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
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

Montville Public Libraries

Library
Raymond Library
832 RAYMOND HILL RD.
Montville, Connecticut
(860) 848-9942

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Montville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MONTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
OLD COLCHESTER ROAD
860-859-1900
Serves 807 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

CORRIGAN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE
986 NORWICH-NEW LONDON TPKE.
860-848-5729
A Non-traditional School
Serves 81 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

MONTVILLE ALTERNATE EDUCATION
MAPLE AVE.
860-848-7816
A Non-traditional School
Serves 34 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

HOMEBOUND
OLD COLCHESTER ROAD
860-848-1228
A Non-traditional School

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