Thompson, Connecticut

Thompson: Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States


Thompson is a town located in the county of Windham in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,458 and a population density of 194 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,371 inhabitants.

The town was created 239 years ago in 1784.

Thompson locator map
Location of Thompson on Connecticut map.

Quick Facts about Thompson

Population : 9,371 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Windham County
Phone Area Codes : 860
Area : 48.7 km2
Altitude : 594 feet / 181, 143 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1785 (239 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:15:40 (13th July 2024)
Postal code : 06277
Density : 192 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.93% (2010-2020)
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Thompson is located at 41°57'31"N 71°51'45"W (41.9587100, -71.8625700).

Thompson map


According to census records, the population of Thompson decreased by 0.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,458 - census
2011 9,459 0.01% estimation process
2012 9,422 -0.39% estimation process
2013 9,393 -0.31% estimation process
2014 9,335 -0.62% estimation process
2015 9,323 -0.13% estimation process
2016 9,307 -0.17% estimation process
2017 9,329 0.24% estimation process
2018 9,401 0.77% estimation process
2019 9,379 -0.23% estimation process
2020 9,371 -0.09% estimation process

Thompson zip code is 06277. County name: Windham, County fips: 09015

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People born in Thompson (13)

People born in Thompson, including United States Army general, military Governor of Puerto Rico, first military Governor of the Panama Canal Zone George Whitefield Davis, politician Augustine Lonergan, politician James Brown Mason, .


  • Simon Larned (American politician) he was born in 03/08/1753
  • Andrew Mamedoff (American RAF World War II pilot) he was born in 12/08/1912
  • General Stafford (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 30/01/1868
  • James M. Munyon (American homeopath) he was born in 03/08/1848
  • John E. Tourtellotte (American architect) he was born in 22/02/1869
  • Ossian Everett Mills (Fraternity founder) he was born in 16/02/1856
  • Pat Maloney (American baseball player) he was born in 19/01/1888
  • C. C. Stroud he was born in 26/10/1870
  • Emma Shaw Colcleugh (American journalist, lecturer, traveler, and collector) she was born in 03/09/1846
  • Marietta Stanley Case (American author and temperance advocate) she was born in 22/08/1845

Schools in Thompson

College & universities near Thompson, CT

Code Name City ZIP
167260 Nichols College Dudley (MA) 01571-5000

Stations (29)

Amtrak & bus stations near Thompson, CT

Code Name Address Type
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Thompson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Grosvenor Dal Post Office Grosvenor Dale (CT) 06246

Other places with the same name (7)

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
Brooklyn 8,280 Town in Connecticut
Woodstock 7,834 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Canterbury 5,088 Town in Connecticut, USA
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

Thompson distances to largest Connecticut cities