About Thompson

The town of Thompson, CT has a great commuter location with an abundance of historic essence. Thompson, CT is located in the extreme Northeast corner of Connecticut, with its northern border being Webster, MA, and its eastern border being Burrillville, RI. Interstate 395 is the major roadway running through the town, and it is a short distance from RT 44. This leads to easy commutes to Worcester, MA, most areas of Rhode Island, Hartford, CT, and also Springfield, MA. Thompson is a great place for a home due to its centralized location, being approximately an hour from Boston, MA, Hartford, CT, Providence, RI, Springfield, MA, the Atlantic Ocean, and also ski mountains.

There are 10 villages that call Thompson, CT home. These villages are East Thompson, Fabyan, Grosvenordale, North Grosvenordale, Mechanicsville, Quaddick, Quinebaug, Thompson Hill, West Thompson and Wilsonville. Each of the villages bring their own identity to make Thompson, CT the town that it is. Thompson, CT encompasses one of the largest areas in northeastern CT.

Historic Thompson Hill, in the center of town, has many homes dating back to late 1700’s-early 1800’s. There is a beautiful blend of Greek Revival and Federal Gothic homes located in the town center. Thompson, CT has a large variety of homes ranging from the historic early American homes, to mill houses from the Industrial Revolution, to new and modern architecture. There is a wide variety of culture and sense of the different eras of the past still prevalent in Thompson and the villages of Thompson. The Common of Thompson, CT was once used as a militia training ground from the time of the French and Indian War. The historic Thompson Hill and Common area is still mostly intact.

Thompson, CT also houses a golf course and an International Speedway. The Thompson International Speedway was the first paved asphalt track in the United States. Thompson is also the home to Quaddick Lake and State Park, which offers boating, swimming and recreation. The West Thompson Dam also serves as a recreation area.

The Thompson Library offers over 20,000 square feet of educational, cultural and recreational services. Here toddlers to adults can spend time with a great activity agenda for all. There are plenty of recreational activities that the Town of Thompson offers no matter what age, from story time to karate and youth sports, day camps, sports lessons, fitness classes, computer classes, and various holiday celebrations for all to enjoy in.

A home in Thompson, CT lets you enjoy the dynamic location with regards to all of the major cities in the tri-state area, as well as New York City, but has the tranquility and serene location that makes Thompson, CT special.
Directory Phone Address
Town Hall 860-923-9561 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Assesor 860-923-9002 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Building Official 860-923-9002 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Clerk 860-923-9900 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Cons. & Comm. Development 860-923-9475 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Dog Warden 860-923-1055
Fair Housing Officer 860-923-9475
Highway Garage 860-923-2680
Inland Wetlands 860-923-1852 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Library & Community Center 860-923-9779 934 Riverside Drive, N. Grosvenordale CT
Planning & Zoning 860-923-1852 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Probate Judge 860-923-2203 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Recreation 860-923-9440
Registrar of Voters 860-923-9636 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Resident Trooper 860-923-3716
Selectman & Social Services 860-923-9561 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Senior Citizen's 860-923-3941
State Police - Troop D 860-779-4900 55 Wolcott Road, Danielson
Tax Collector 860-923-2119 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Thompson International Speedway 860-923-9591
Treasurer 860-923-3593 815 Riverside DR, Thompson, CT
Veterans Services 860-923-9320
Water Pollution Control 860-923-2300

Thompson Public Schools

Mary R. Fisher Elementary (K-4) 860-923-9142 Riverside DR, N. Grosvenordale, CT
Thompson Middle (5-8) 860-923-9380 Riverside DR, N. Grosvenordale, CT
Tourtellotte Memorial (9-12) 860-923-9303 Riverside DR, N. Grosvenordale, CT
School Superintendent 860-923-9581 785 Riverside DR, N. Grosvenordale, CT

Thompson Private Schools

St. Joseph's Parochial (PreK-8) 860-923-2090 Main Street, N. Grosvenordale, CT
Marianapolis Prep. School (9-12) 860-923-9565 28 Chase RD, Thompson, CT


Population 9,263 (2004)
Land Area 46.9 square miles
Mill Rate 15.91
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