Why You'll Love Living in Storrs
Storrs is home to the main campus of UConn (the University of Connecticut), where nearly 20,000 undergraduate students attend.
Downtown Storrs has changed dramatically. After a revitalization project that began in 1999, the pedestrian-friendly downtown now features mixed-use buildings and a civic center.
Storrs is conveniently located within the town of Mansfield and about a half-hour's drive from Hartford.
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Storrs: A Thriving Village with University Ties
Storrs is a village of 15,344 people located in Tolland County. During the academic year, the population surges as about two-thirds of undergraduate students return to live on campus at UConn.
The university is an integral part of life in Storrs. Founded in 1881, UConn has since grown to offer a main campus (located in Storrs), four regional campuses, more than 110 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate fields of study. A majority of UConn students are Connecticut residents, but about 10% of undergrads and 25% of grad students are international students who hail from more than 100 countries.
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A Quick History of StorrsWhen UConn was founded, it was then known as Storrs Agricultural College after its founders, Charles and Augustus Storrs. In 1881 when the school opened, only 12 students were in attendance.
Historic Districts and LandmarksMany of the historic landmarks in Storrs are located on UConn's main campus: Storrs Hall (built in 1906), Hawley Armory (built in 1915), Holcomb Hall (built in 1922), Whitney Hall (built in 1939), Manchester Hall (built in 1940) and more. The Gurleyville Gristmill is located nearby.
Storrs Parks and RecreationBesides the attractions on UConn's campus, the Storrs area features its own zipline park, Dunhamtown Forest and Coney Rock Preserve.
Endless Adventures Await in Storrs
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