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South Windsor

Summary    
City/Town Name:
South Windsor
State:
Connecticut
County:
Hartford County
Probate District:
4
Year Established:
1845
Year Incorporated:
1845
Form of Government:
Town Council - Manager
Town Hall Address:
Town Hall
1540 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 644-2511
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Web Address:
www.southwindsor.org/

History Brief:
This was part of East Windsor when it was separated from Windsor in 1768. The Wapping section was incorporated as the town of South Windsor in 1845. Town vital records begin 1845. Barbour collection records cover 1845-1851.

   
Other City Names (0)
No Data Available.
 
Settled From (3)
Town Name:East Hartford

Town Name:East Windsor

Town Name:Windsor
 
Population (6)
Year:1910
Population:2251

Year:1920
Population:2142

Year:1930
Population:2535

Year:1940
Population:2863

Year:1950
Population:3865

Year:2000
Population:24412
 
Founding Families (2)
Surname:Burnham

Surname:Edwards
 
Cemeteries (9)
Name:Center Cemetery
Location:Main Street

Name:East Windsor Hill Cemetery
Location:Off Main Highway

Name:Jonathan Edwards Cemetery
Location:Main Street

Name:New Wapping Cemetery
Location:Oakland Street

Name:Old South Windsor
Location:On Main Highway next to Masonic Temple

Name:Old Wapping Cemetery
Location:Rear of Church at Wapping

Name:Rye Street Cemetery
Location:Rye Street

Name:Single Grave
Location:King Street

Name:Watson Lot Cemetery
Location:In lot north of East Windsor Hill
 
Churches (15)
Name:Calvary Church of South Windsor (860) 644-1102
Location:400 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Name:Colonial Point Christian Church (860) 432-3511
Location:100 Arnold Way, South Windsor, CT 06074

Name:Connecticut Valley Seveth Day Adventist Church (860) 644-6119
Location:354 Foster Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.connecticut-adventist.org

Name:First Congregational Church of South Windsor (860) 528-7992
Location:993 Main Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.firstchurchsw.org

Name:Kingdow Hall of Jehovahs Witness (860) 528-2717
Location:630 Burnham Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.watchtower.org

Name:Messiah Ev Lutheran Church (860) 644-211-
Location:300 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.messiah-ct.com

Name:Our Savior Lutheran Church (860) 644-6458
Location:239 Graham Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.oursaviorct.org

Name:St. Francis of Assis Church (860) 528-8288
Location:673 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.stfrancisofassisw.com

Name:St. Margaret Marys Rectory (860) 644-2411
Location:80 Hayes Street, South Windsor, CT 06074

Name:St. Peters Episcopal Church (860) 644-8548
Location:109 Sand Hill Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.stpeters-sw.org

Name:Temple Beth Hillel (860) 282-8466
Location:20 Baker Lane, South Windsor, CT 06074

Name:The Pentecostals
Location:100 Long Hill Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

Name:Truth Baptist Church (860) 289-8976
Location:60 Burnham Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:truthbaptistchurch.org

Name:Unity Church of Hartford (860) 289-8963
Location:919 Ellingron Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.unityhartford.com

Name:Wapping Community Chrch (860) 644-0833
Location:1790 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.wappingchurch.org
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (8)
Name:Barber Hill

Name:Dart Hill

Name:Long Hill

Name:Pleasant Valley

Name:Podunk

Name:Stone Quarry

Name:Vinton Mills

Name:Wapping
 
Historical Locations (0)
No Data Available.
 
Notable Citizens (6)
Name:Brett and Gary Burnham - Minor league baseball players
Type:Contemporary

Name:Chris Clark - NHL player
Type:Contemporary

Name:John Fitch (1743-1798) Inventor
Type:Historic

Name:Major Michael Donnelly - Gulf War veteran activist
Type:Contemporary

Name:Marcus Camby - NBA player
Type:Contemporary

Name:Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797) - Signer of the Declaration of the Independence
Type:Historic
 
Newspapers (3)
Name:Journal Inquirer (860) 646-0500
Type:Contemporary
Location:306 Progress Drive, P.O. Box 510, Manchester, CT 06045
Website:www.zwire.com

Name:South Windsor Life (860) 953-0444
Type:Contemporary
Location:106 South Street, West Hartford, CT 06110
Website:www.whitepublishing.com

Name:The Reminder (860) 875-3366
Type:Contemporary
Location:130 Old Town Road, P.O. Box 27, Vernon, CT 06066
Website:www.remindernewspapers.com
 
Schools (7)
Name:Eli Terry Elementary School (Pk-5) (860) 648-5020
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:569 Griffin Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Schools/et.index.html

Name:Orchard Hill Elementary School (K-5) (860) 648-5015
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:350 Foster Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Schools/oh/index.html

Name:Philip R Smith Elementary School (Pk-5) (860) 648-5025
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:949 Avery Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Schools/prs/prsmith.html

Name:Pleasant Valley Elementary School (Pk-5) (860) 291-1280
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:591 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Schools/pv/index.htm

Name:South Windsor High School (860) 648-5000
Type:Middle School
Location:161 Nevers Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Highschool.index.shtml

Name:Timothy Edwards Middle School (6-8) (860) 648-5030
Type:Middle School
Location:100 Arnold Way, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Schools/tems/index/htm

Name:Wapping Elementary School (Pk-5) (860) 648-5010
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:91 Ayers Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.swindsor.k12.ct.us/Schools/ws/wapping.htm
 
Libraries (2)
Name:South Windsor Public Library (860) 644-1541
Type:Current
Location:1550 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.southwindsorlibrary.org/sw/

Name:Wood Memorial Library and Museum (860) 289-1783
Type:Current
Location:783 Main Street, P.O. Box 131, South Windsor, CT 06074
Website:www.woodmemoriallibrary.org/services.html
 
Published Histories (5)
Name:A Supplement to the History & Genealogies of Ancient Windsor
Author:Henry Reed Stiles
Date Published:1863
Publisher:J Munsell

Name:East Hartford: History and Traditions
Author:Joseph Olcott Goodwin
Date Published:1879
Publisher:Case, Lockwood and Brainard

Name:Long Hill, South Windsor, Connecticut, "Reminiscences"
Author:Mary Janette Elmore
Date Published:1976
Publisher:South Windsor Historical Society

Name:The Burnham Family: or Genealogical Records of the Descendants of the Four
Author:Roderick Henry Burnham
Date Published:1869
Publisher:Case, Lockwood and Brainard

Name:The History & Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Conn. Including South Windsor 1635-1891
Date Published:1891
Publisher:Case Lockwood and Brainard
 
Genealogy Websites (1)
Website Name:The Wood Memorial Library and Museum
Website Address:www.woodmemoriallibrary.org/services.html
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (1)
Name:Contact the:
Contact Data:South Windsor History Scoiety
771 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860)291-9958
www.southwindsorhistory.org/
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth: 1845 - Present - - Earlier birth, marriage, and death records
Marriage:1845 - Present - - may be found in Windsor or East Windsor
Death:1845 - Present
 





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