Historic Coventry is the Gateway to Northeast Connecticut’s Quiet Corner. Spread over 37 square miles of woods and old farmlands, our town of 12,500 offers historic sites, herb farms and shops, antique and specialty shops, public beaches and a state boat launch on Lake Wangumbaug, good places to eat, and several cozy bed-and-breakfast inns.

Shoreline at sunsetSouth Coventry Village, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is significant for its well-preserved houses and early industrial landscape. The buildings reflect a variety of architectural styles, including Colonial, Greek Revival, Italianate, and Queen Ann. Several buildings are adaptively reused as antique centers and specialty stores

Close up view of housePatriots Park on Lake Wangumbaug provides an excellent area for recreation, with a guarded beach for swimming, a playground, a picnic area, lodge facilities, a community center, and band shell for summer concerts. The park is also the home of the Coventry Lake Water Ski Team and the UConn Women’s Crew Team. Next door is a boat launch run by the State of Connecticut. The lake is popular for fishing, boating, and water sports. Coventry also has two 18-hole public golf courses.

Zip: 06238
Incorporated: 1712
Area: 37 square miles
Population: 12,500
Form of Government: Town Council / Town Manager

Animal Control (860)742-4074
Assessor (860)742-4067
Fire Department (860)742-3510
Fire Marshal (860)742-4064
Library (860)742-7606
Parks & Recreation (860)742-4068
Police (860)742-7331
Resident Trooper Town Police
Tax Collector (860)742-7606
Town Clerk (860)742-7966
Town Hall (860)742-7966
Town Manager (860)742-6324
Public Works (860)742-6588
Transfer Station (860)742-6588
George Hersey Robertson School  (860)742-7341
Captain Nathan Hale School  (860)742-7334
Coventry Grammar School (860)742-7313
Coventry High School (860)742-7346