Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut

Canterbury: Town in Connecticut, USA

About

Canterbury is a town located in the county of Windham in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,132 and a population density of 128 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,088 inhabitants.

The town was created 319 years ago in 1702.

Quick Facts about Canterbury

Population : 5,088 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Windham County
Postal code : 06331
Phone Area Codes : 860
Area : 40.2 km2
Named for : Canterbury
Altitude : 351 feet / 107 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1703 (319 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:31:39 (27th June 2022)
Density : 127 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.86% (2010-2020)
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Location of Canterbury on Connecticut map.
Windham County Connecticut incorporated and unincorporated areas Canterbury highlighted locator map image
Windham County Connecticut incorporated and unincorporated areas Canterbury highlighted
Windham County Connecticut incorporated and unincorporated areas Canterbury highlighted locator map image

Geography

Canterbury is located at 41°41'54"N 71°58'15"W (41.6984300, -71.9709100).

Canterbury map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Canterbury decreased by 0.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,132 - census
2011 5,123 -0.18% estimation process
2012 5,104 -0.37% estimation process
2013 5,085 -0.37% estimation process
2014 5,071 -0.28% estimation process
2015 5,073 0.04% estimation process
2016 5,050 -0.46% estimation process
2017 5,076 0.51% estimation process
2018 5,097 0.41% estimation process
2019 5,079 -0.35% estimation process
2020 5,088 0.18% estimation process

Canterbury zip code is 06331. County name: Windham, County fips: 09015

Canterbury, Canterbury Green, Kanterbjuri, kantrbwry, Кантербюри, كانتربوري, کینٹربری، کنیکٹیکٹ

People born in Canterbury (12)

People born in Canterbury, including politician Horace Austin, politician Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, politician William D. Williamson, .

List

  • John Bacon (American politician (1738-1820)) he was born in 05/04/1738
  • Loren P. Waldo (American politician (1802-1881)) he was born in 02/02/1802
  • Luther Jewett (American politician (1772-1860)) he was born in 24/12/1772
  • Moses Cleaveland (The founder of Cleveland,Ohio) he was born in 29/01/1754
  • Elisha Payne (American politician) he was born in 07/03/1731
  • Frank Dascoli (baseball umpire) he was born in 26/12/1915
  • John Adams (American educator, born 1772) he was born in 18/09/1772
  • Joseph Williamson (American politician and lawyer from Maine) he was born in 05/08/1789
  • Mason Fitch Cogswell (American physician) he was born in 28/09/1761

Schools in Canterbury

College & universities near Canterbury, CT

Code Name City ZIP
130217 Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson (CT) 06239-1436

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canterbury, CT

Code Name Address Type
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
MYS Mystic station 2 Roosevelt Avenue RAIL
NLC New London Union Station 27 Water Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Canterbury

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canterbury Post Office Canterbury (CT) 06331

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Windham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Windham County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Windham 24,463 Town in Connecticut
Willimantic 17,737 Town in the U.
Killingly Center 17,282 City in Windham County, Connecticut, United States of America
Plainfield 15,084 Town in Connecticut, United States
Putnam 9,372 Town in Connecticut
Thompson 9,371 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Brooklyn 8,280 Town in Connecticut
Woodstock 7,834 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Ashford 4,246 Town of the United States
Pomfret 4,196 Town in Connecticut, United States
Danielson 4,006 Borough in the town of Killingly in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Sterling 3,764 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Moosup 3,231 Census designated place
Chaplin 2,232 Town in Connecticut, United States
Hampton 1,841 City in Connecticut
Eastford 1,800 Human settlement in Windham County, Connecticut, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Canterbury distances to largest Connecticut cities