Willington is located within a 33 square mile area in the Northeastern portion of the state of Connecticut. It is approximately 20 miles from Hartford, 5 miles from the University of Connecticut and 60 miles from Boston. As of 2007, our population was 5,959.
Students in grades pre-K through third attend Center Elementary School located at 12 Old Farms Road and students in grades four through eight attend Hall Memorial School located at 111 River Road. Willington’s high school students attend Regional School District #19 (E.O. Smith High School) in Mansfield or Windham Regional Technical School in Windham.