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Uber Windham County, Connecticut

uber Windham, Connecticut

What is Uber you may ask?  Is Uber available in Windham County, Connecticut It’s the coolest and cheapest private driver service. And Yes! Uber is available !  In fact, there is an appfor that available on both  iPhone, Android and Windows phones! The following are a few helpful hints tips and trick to help your very first Uber ride in Windham County, Connecticut Just think about traveling to Windham County, Connecticut for your vacation  or business trip.  You might think that the only way around is with a traditional, expensive taxi service or by public transportation which takes hours to get from one destination to another.

The lions share of consumers traveilng around the United States believe that these modes of transportation are reputable and would never try to scam a tourist or business traveler that has not had a chance to familiarize themselves with the area they are visiting. After your reservations with the airline have been confirmed, and your hotel accomidations have been solidified, the only thing left on your todo list is figure out how you will get around town once you arrive.  The nicer resorts and hotels have a shuttle service that will take you to and from the airport.   But if your hotel does not have a shuttle, nor is near a bus stop; then really you only have 3 choices left.

  1. Friends or Relatives
  2. Traditional Taxicab
  3. Uber
TaxiCabs have been in business in the USA since the invention of the autombile.  Millions use traditional taxicabs all the time.  Their big disadvantage is price and inconvience.  If you are in densley populated area, you can usually hail a cab in 5 minutes, however, if you live in sparsley populated area, a cab can take 45 minutes to pick you up.

How To Use Uber in 

The following steps will make using Uber in Windham County, Connecticut a breeze.
  1. It is easy to register.  Start by clicking the graphic banner at the bottom to recieve your discount code. Once you are registered, the next step is to download the App by Uber from the app store, next you need to input your credit card account details, and verify that you have recieved your first time riders  Discount Code for a FREE Ride. It is required that you enter the uber discount code prior to requesting your  very first Uber ride in Windham County, Connecticut.
  2. Verify how many Uber Windham County, Connecticutcars are available to pickup riders close to your location in Windham County, Connecticut
  3. Next check how many cars, employed by Uber, are in the Windham County, Connecticut area and are can pickup riders that are in your current neighborhood.
  4. Now it is time to summon a ride. The nearest driver for Uber driver in the Windham County, Connecticut area gets the request, via their Uber Partners app, with your pickup destination.
  5. Make sure that you wither call or text the Uber driver with any information the driver will need to find you, such as out in front of a business.  Reminder:  If you live in a gated community, Do not forget to text the driver with your gate code!
  6.  After the ride is complete, it is time to rat your experience.  Please be mindful that a negative rating can severely hurt a drivers reputation, so only rate low if absolutely necessary.
  7.  Its time to pay.  Stop reaching for your wallet.  All fares are taken care of via the credit card stored on your account.  But don't fret, the first fare is on us.  Tipping is appreciated, but not required (there is nowhere to add a tip,so it will have to be a cash tp).

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Cities in Windham County

Windham County, Connecticut Information:

Windham County, Connecticut
Map of Connecticut highlighting Windham County
Location in the state of Connecticut
Map of the United States highlighting Connecticut
Connecticut's location in the U.S.
Founded 1726
Seat none
Largest town Windham
 • Total 521 sq mi (1,349 km2)
 • Land 513 sq mi (1,329 km2)
 • Water 8.5 sq mi (22 km2), 1.6%
 • (2010) 118,428
 • Density 231/sq mi (89/km²)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Windham County is a county located in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the population was 118,428, making it the least populous county in Connecticut.

Windham County is included in the Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area.

The entire county is within the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor, as designated by the National Park Service.


  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
    • 2.1 Adjacent counties
  • 3 Government
  • 4 Transportation
  • 5 Law enforcement
  • 6 Demographics
    • 6.1 Demographics breakdown by town
      • 6.1.1 Income
  • 7 Communities
  • 8 See also
  • 9 References
  • 10 External links


The area that is now Windham County became of interest to the English around 1635, but went unsettles for over fifty years due to its lack of access to the shore. John Winthrop took a strong interest to this land, purchased land from the Narragansetts, and was given permission by the court of Connecticut to settle in October 1671. In 1678, a tract of land, called Joshua’s Tract (Joshua was the son of Mohegan chief Uncas), was willed to Connecticut officials, and in February of 1682, it was figted to Samuel and Daniel Mason. In 1684, 1200 acres of land was sold to Jonathan Curtis, Thomas Dudley, and Samuel, among others, by the Nipmunks.

Windham County was created from Hartford and New London counties on 12 May 1726 by an act of the Connecticut General Court. The act establishing the county states:

That the west bounds of the town of Lebanon, the north
bounds of Coventry, the north bounds of Mansfield till it
meet with the southwest bounds of Ashford, the west bounds
of Ashford, the east bounds of Stafford, the Massachusetts
line on the north, and Rhode Island line on the east, the north
bounds of Preston, and north bounds of Norwich, containing
the towns of Windham, Lebanon, Plainfield, Canterbury,
Mansfield, Coventry, Pomfrett, Killingly, Ashford, Voluntown
and Mortlake, shall be one entire county, and called by the
name of County of Windham.

In May 1749, the town of Woodstock, formerly New Roxbury, Worcester County Massachusetts, was unilaterally annexed by Connecticut and assigned to Windham County. In 1785, the town of Union (incorporated in 1734) was transferred to the newly formed Tolland County. Over the next century, Windham County would lose several towns to Tolland and New London counties: Coventry to Tolland in 1786, Lebanon to New London in 1824, Columbia and Mansfield to Tolland in 1827, and Voluntown to New London in 1881. The final boundary adjustment occurred on April 7, 1885, when the boundary dispute between the towns of Windham and Mansfield was resolved.


Bison Farm

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 521 square miles (1,350 km2), of which 513 square miles (1,330 km2) is land and 8.5 square miles (22 km2) (1.6%) is water.

The highest point in Windham County is Snow Hill in Ashford at 1,210 feet.

Adjacent counties[edit]

  • Worcester County, Massachusetts (north)
  • Providence County, Rhode Island (east)
  • Kent County, Rhode Island (southeast)
  • New London County (south)
  • Tolland County (west)


County level government in the state of Connecticut was abolished in 1960. All government affairs and services are administered by either the state or local municipality.

The office of county high sheriff was abolished by constitutional referendum in 2000. All former functions of the county sheriff's office are now carried out by the state marshals service. The last high sheriff (or official for that matter) of Windham County was Thomas W. White, who left office in 2000 due to the discontinuation of the county sheriff's departments in Connecticut.


Major highways through Windham County include Interstate 395, which runs north-south from the New London County line at Plainfield to the Massachusetts state line at Thompson. The southern part of I-395 is part of the Connecticut Turnpike, which branches off the interstate in Killingly and runs east-west from I-395 exit 35, to U.S. Route 6 at the Rhode Island state line.

Other north-south routes include Route 12, which parallels I-395 through many local communities, Route 169, a National Scenic Byway traveling through rural communities from the New London County line in Canterbury to the Massachusetts state line in Woodstock. Other secondary north-south roads are Routes 89, 198, 97, 21, and 49.

Major east-west routes are U.S. Route 44 from the Tolland County line at Ashford to the Rhode Island state line at Putnam, and U.S. Route 6 from the Tolland County line at Windham to the Rhode Island state line at Killingly. U.S. Route 6 has short expressway segments in Windham and Killingly. Other secondary east-west roads are Routes 14, 101, 171, and 197.

Law enforcement[edit]

The primary law enforcement agency most Windham County towns is the Connecticut State Police, primarily Troop D based in Danielson which serves Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Pomfret, Putnam (outside the SSD), Scotland, Sterling, Thompson, Woodstock and I-395 between exit 28 and the MA border. Troop C, based in Tolland, covers the town of Ashford, and Troop K, based in Colchester, covers the town of Windham.

Only three municipalities in the county (the town of Plainfield, the Willimantic Special Services District, and the Putnam Special Services District), have their own local police departments that serve as the primary law enforcement in those areas. Eastern Connecticut State University located in Willimantic also has its own local police department (established under Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 10a-142) which serves as the primary law enforcement agency for the university campus even though they are located within the Willimantic Special Services District.

The Windham County Sheriff's Department was disbanded in 2000 and their former duties are now carried out by the Connecticut State Marshals Service.

Most towns in the county have local Constables that carry out some municipal legal and security functions.


Historical population
Census Pop. %±
1790 28,881 —
1800 28,222 -2.3%
1810 28,611 1.4%
1820 31,684 10.7%
1830 27,082 -14.5%
1840 28,080 3.7%
1850 31,081 10.7%
1860 34,747 11.8%
1870 38,518 10.9%
1880 43,856 13.9%
1890 45,158 3.0%
1900 46,861 3.8%
1910 48,361 3.2%
1920 52,815 9.2%
1930 54,086 2.4%
1940 56,223 4.0%
1950 61,759 9.8%
1960 68,572 11.0%
1970 84,515 23.3%
1980 92,312 9.2%
1990 102,525 11.1%
2000 109,091 6.4%
2010 118,428 8.6%
Est. 2014 116,998 -1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
1790-1960 1900-1990
1990-2000 2010-2013

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