The Yantic area is a neighborhood of the town of Norwich that is located along State Highway 32. The community of Yantic was established in 1784 and sits at an elevation of only fifty-six feet above sea level. The town of Norwich has a total population of forty thousand five hundred and two people and a population density of one thousand two hundred and ninety people per square mile. The community of Yantic was originally an independent mill town that was named for the Yantic River. The community of Yantic contains small businesses, houses, a few hotels, a highway, and a historic mill. The community of Yantic offers an intimate and historic environment and atmosphere that residents and visitors alike are sure to enjoy.