Willimantic, Connecticut

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Willimantic, Connecticut
Science Building
Eastern Connecticut State University
Nickname(s): Thread City, Frog City
Coordinates: 41°43′N 72°13′W / 41.717°N 72.217°W / 41.717; -72.217Coordinates: 41°43′N 72°13′W / 41.717°N 72.217°W / 41.717; -72.217
County Windham County
Government
 • Mayor Ernest S. Eldridge
Area
 • Total 11.6 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
 • Land 11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
 • Water 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,737
 • Density 1,391/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)

Willimantic, Connecticut is a census-designated place and former city. It is in the town of Windham, Windham County. About 15,823 people lived there at the 2000 census. Eastern Connecticut State University and the Windham Textile and History Museum are in Willimantic.