Dayville-Killingly : Connecticut


What It Is Like to Retire in Dayville-Killingly

Dayville is a very tiny town that is part of the town of Killingly in eastern Connecticut. It is close to Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and the large Indian Casinos - Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casino.  This part of rural Connecticut has deep forests and rolling hills, it is much less densely settled than the rest of the state. Photo of Dayville Historic mill village (The mill has been demolished), courtesy of Wikipedia and Marcbela in the public domain, photo of A House on Broad Street in the Davis Park Historic District in Killingly, courtesy of Wikipedia and Ymblanter, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Dayville-Killingly and Home Prices

Some active adult communities are being built in this region because of the availability of land (see link at left).
The median home value in Killingly was $275,902 in early 2022, according to Zillow.


What Is Special about Dayville-Killingly

Dayville's location near the casinos puts one near top-name entertainment, casinos, sports, and great restaurants. Dayville is an historic district within Killingly.

What Is Not Special about Dayville-Killingly

Dayville is in a very remote area of Connecticut, and it is a very tiny place with not much going on.

Who Will Like Retirement in Dayville-Killingly

People who want to retire to a quiet and  rural part of CT.

Local Economy Is Driven by

A lot of the people who live in this area work for the 2 big casinos.

Climate and Physical Environment

Dayville is in eastern CT near the Rhode Island border. The average July high temperature is 82 and the average January low is 13. The wettest month is November (5").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

For culture just head to the casinos, where all types of entertainment including national acts perform constantly.


Crime in Dayville is much lower than the national average.

Medical Facilities

The nearest hospital is in Norwich.


Dayville is just off of I 395

Valuable Links

Dayville (Killingly) on Wikipedia

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