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Groton /ˈɡrɒtən/ is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 40,115 at the 2010 census. Groton is the home of the Electric Boat Corporation, which is the major contractor for submarine work for the United States Navy. The Naval Submarine Base New London is located in Groton, and the pharmaceutical company Pfizer is also a major employer. The Avery Point section of Groton is home to a regional campus of the University of Connecticut.


Groton is a town located along the banks of Thames River in the New London County of the state of Connecticut. Groton is home to Electric Boat Corporation, a major submarine contractor for the United States Navy. Major pharmaceutical company Pfizer is also located in Groton. Points of interest in Groton include: Gorton Monument, one of the oldest standing obelisks in the United States; Branford House; Fort Griswold, a former defensive fortification; Gungywamp, an archaeological site consisting of artefacts dating back to 770 BC; Pequot Fort; the New London Ledge Light; Jabez Smith House, a historic 1-1/2 story Cape style house museum; U.S. Navy Submarine Force Library and Museum; and The Edward Yeomans House.

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  • Living in Groton - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 73.76 (High)
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