Willimantic, Connecticut






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A Taste of Willimantic, Connecticut

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT WILLIMANTIC?

  1. Willimantic is a census-designated place and former city located in the town of Windham in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. The population was at 17,737 at the 2010 census.

  2. Willimantic is home to Eastern Connecticut State University, as well as the Windham Textile and History Museum. The city was incorporated in 1893 as a section of the town of Windham. The city government was dissolved in 1983 with the area reverting back to the town. It is also the birthplace of U.S Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut.

  3. Willimantic is an Algonquian term for “land of the swift running water”. Prior to 1821, the village was known as Willimantic Falls, home to about twenty families and a single school district.

  4. "3rd Thursday Street Fests" - Every third Thursday from May to September, Willimantic Renaissance, Inc hosts on Main Street a festival of musical, theatrical, visual and olfactory delights. Six stages simultaneously host a wide variety of music and entertainment for audiences of all ages. People sample authentic ethnic international cooking and local micro-brewed beer or soda. The streets are filled with around 100 vendors and crafters, street performers and children's activities. 3rd Thursday Street Fest is a community event, completely organized by volunteers and with no paid staff. The event began in 2002 and draws about 8,000 attendees.

Radio Stations:
WPRO 92.3 FM Providence, RI Top-40
WZMX 93.7 FM Hartford, CT Hip Hop
WKSS 95.7 FM Hartford-Meriden, CT Top-40
WUCS 97.9 FM Windsor Locks, CT Sports
WILI 98.3 FM Willimantic, CT Top-40
WNLC 98.7 FM East Lyme, CT Classic Hits
WKNL 100.9 FM New London, CT Oldies
WKCI 101.3 FM Hamden, CT Top-40
WWBB 101.5 FM Providence, RI Classic Hits
WVEI 103.7 FM Westerly, RI Sports
WHCN 105.9 FM Hartford, CT Classic Hits
WWRX 107.7 FM Pawcatuck, CT Hip Hop
WHYN 560 AM Springfield, MA News/Talk
WTAG 580 AM Worcester, MA News/Talk
WMRD 1150 AM Middletown, CT Variety

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Demographics of Willimantic, Connecticut

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

70.35%

6.25%

0.59%

1.67%

30.19%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Willimantic, Connecticut


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Yellow Rose BBQ -  Category: BBQ -   81 Union St Willimantic, CT 06226 (860) 456-4655   - (reviews)

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CHURCHES



  1. Stanley Chapel AME Zion Church -  74 Spring St, Willimantic, CT 06226 (860) 423-8883 - (visit website)

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