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Thompson is a rural town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. The town was named after Sir Robert Thompson, an English landholder. The population was 9,458 at the 2010 census. Thompson is located in the northeastern corner of the state and is bordered on the north by Webster, Massachusetts and Dudley, Massachusetts, on the east by Douglas, Massachusetts and Burrillville, Rhode Island, on the west by Woodstock, Connecticut, and on the south by Putnam, Connecticut. Thompson has the highest-banked race track (Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, a 5/8 mile oval and a restored 1.7 mile road course) in New England. This speedway holds one of the biggest race programs in New England, The World Series of Auto Racing, where 16 divisions and about 400 cars show up each fall. Another claim to fame is that the Tri-State Marker is located just on the border of Thompson. The term "Swamp Yankee" is thought to have originated in Thompson during the American Revolution in 1776. Thompson was the site of the Great East Thompson Train Wreck in 1891, one of the worst train wrecks in American history and the only one to involve four trains.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Thompson in United States is an ideal destination for a vacation! A gripping city on its own right, Boston also deserves a visit. Attractions in Boston include Fenway Park, The Museum Of Fine Arts, Freedom Trail. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Thompson*

  • Pollution Statistics in Thompson

    Know the pollution level of Thompson before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Thompson: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Thompson for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Thompson.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Living in Thompson - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Thompson is 156.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 62.24 (High)
    • Climate Index 61.95 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 61.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.14 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 85.63 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Thompson

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Thompson

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.6 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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