The city of Willimantic is located in the county of Windham. It covers a total area of 11.6 sq. km. The educated and trained workforce of the community is involved in businesses related to industries involved in automotive, finance, construction, information technology, pharmaceuticals, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, real estate and tourism. Commercial spaces are utilized by thrift shops, campgrounds, resale shops, libraries, night clubs and stores of optical goods.