Coventry, Connecticut

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Coventry, Connecticut
House at the corner of US Route 44 and North River Road
House at the corner
of US Route 44 and North River Road
Location in Tolland County, Connecticut
Location in Tolland County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°47′04″N 72°20′20″W / 41.78444°N 72.33889°W / 41.78444; -72.33889Coordinates: 41°47′04″N 72°20′20″W / 41.78444°N 72.33889°W / 41.78444; -72.33889
Country United States
U.S. state Connecticut
CountyTolland
NECTAHartford
RegionCapitol Region
Incorporated1712
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • Town managerJohn A. Elsesser
 • Town councilJulie A. Blanchard (R), Council Chair
Matthew D. O'Brien (R), Vice-Chair
Richard Williams Jr (R), Secretary
Andrew Brodersen (R)
Hannah Pietrantonio (D)
Lisa Thomas (D)
Thomas Pope (R)
Area
 • Total38.4 sq mi (99.5 km2)
 • Land37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation
656 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,445
 • Density330.0/sq mi (127.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
06238
Area code(s)860
FIPS code09-17800
GNIS feature ID0213413
Websitewww.coventryct.org

Coventry is a town in Connecticut. It is in Tolland County. There were 11,504 people living in Coventry in 2000. Coventry became a town in May 1712. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.4 square miles (99 km2) of which 37.7 square miles (98 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (1.67%) is water.

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