Being incorporated in 1721, Voluntown is a small town that shares borders with the state of Rhode Island. From 1726 to 1881, the town was a part of Windham County, but later it became a part of New London County. Voluntown Elementary School is the only one in the school district. Since the 2008-2009 school year, the school has offered a full-day kindergarten and a program for three-year-old children. According to the 2020 census, the population of Voluntown is estimated to be 2535, with more than 129 students in Designated High Schools. The Pachaug State Forest, the largest state forest in Connecticut, is located within Voluntown’s borders and has become a popular hiking and camping destination.