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Groton Township, Caledonia County
January 2003

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Official/Political Status

Town


Cities, Towns, Villages, Hamlets within this Township

Groton, Ricker Mills, West Groton


Town Clerk

Jeanne C. Partington
314 Scott Highway
Groton, VT 05046
584-3276
Fax: 584-3276
E-mail: N/A


Web Site

Groton: http://home.att.net/~mensch-family/GrotonVT.htm
Groton: http://homepages.together.net/~jdresser/Groton3.htm
map of area: http://www.state.vt.us/anr/fpr/aparks/groton/maps/areamap.gif

American Local History Network: no info
US GenWeb: http://homepages.together.net/~jdresser/Groton.htm
Vermont Gateway: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/CaledoniaGroton.html
Vertual Vermont: http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/groton.html
Vermont in the Civil War: http://vermontcivilwar.org/place/g/groton.shtml


Population According to the U.S. Federal Census


Town
1791
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
Groton
45
248
449
595
 836
 928
 895
 939
 811
 1,014
 1,040
Caledonia Co.
2,592
 7,106
 13,714
 15,256
 18,717
 19,718
 22,497
 21,708
 22,235
 23,607
 23,436

 
Town
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Groton
 1,059
 915
 902
 803
 764
 712
 631
 666
 667
 862
 876
Caledonia Co.
 24,381
26,031
25,762
27,253
24,320
24,049
22,786
22,789
25,808
27,846
29,702


Cemeteries & Years in Use

Frost Family: 1810-1848
Groton Village: 1827-present
Gray Family: 1832-1856
Heath (family): 1845
Jeremiah Batchelder (one person): unknown
Lumsden-McLaughlin (family): 1831-1852
Town Line-Groton-Peacham: 1804-1889
West Groton: 1839-1937
Whitcher Family: unknown


Local Historical Societies, Libraries & Museums

Groton Historical Society
Rt. 302, Main Street,
Groton, Vermont
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 89
Groton, VT 05046
The beautifully furnished old house built in 1840 contains a collection of items relating to local history. Contact Person: Richard Brooks, President 802-584-3417. Hours and Admission: Sunday afternoons - July and August 2-5 p.m. and all day on Fall Foliage Day.




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