CITY OF GROTON

City Municipal Building           Phone                          860-446-4102

295 Meridian Street,                    Fax                            860-466-4109

P.O. Box 907

Groton, CT 06340

Bette Giesing                         Mayor                                 446-4103

Barbara Frucht                    City Clerk                              446-4102

Dave Atkinson               Zoning & Bldg Official                 446-4104

Michael Murphy                 City Planner                           446-4169

 

Incorporated: 1705

Population: 45144

Land Area: 36 square miles

Form of Government: Town manager, Town Council, and Town Meeting

Distance to Hartford: 48 miles

Public Transportation: Buses to neighboring areas

Public Services: Sewer/water; Trash/garbage free; Full time police force; Full time volunteer fire department; Library System; Senior center

Schools: 12 elementary, 3 middle, 1 senior high, 1 K-8 parochial; UCONN branch; Southeastern Connecticut Vocational Technical School

Pupil-Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1

Expenditures Per Pupil: $9,125

Tax Rate: 24.45 mills

Hospitals: Located 7 miles away in New London

Churches: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Congregational, Christian Science, Episcopal, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and Jehovah’s Witness

Recreation: Playgrounds, athletic leagues and fields, beaches, golf course