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Groton, Massachusetts
Dixhouse in c. 1910
Image:Groton, MA Seal.jpg
Seal
Settled: 1655 – Incorporated: 1655
Zip Code(s): 01450 – Area Code(s): 351 / 978
Official website: http://www.townofgroton.org/
Location
Location of Groton, Massachusetts
Location in Massachusetts
Government
County Middlesex County
Form of Government Open town meeting
Administrative Officer Jean E. Kitchen[1]
Board of Selectmen George F. Dillon, Jr.[2]
Peter S. Cunningham
John L. Saball
Mihran Keoseian, Jr.
1 Vacancy
Geography
Area
Total 33.7 mi² / 87.3 km²
Land 32.8 mi² / 84.9 km²
Water 0.9 mi² / 2.4 km²
Coordinates 42°36′40″ N
71°34′30″ W
Elevation 320 ft / 98 m
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
Population
Total (2000) 9547
Density 291.3/mi² / 112.5/km²

Groton is a town located in northwestern Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The population was 9,547 at the 2000 census. Groton is home to two renowned college preparatory schools: Groton School, founded in 1884, and Lawrence Academy at Groton, founded in 1793. The town hosts the National Shepley Hill Horse Trials. Image File history File links Dixhouse,_Groton,_MA.jpg Summary Dixhouse in c. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... Mr. ... 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History

Groton began with the trading post of John Tinker, who conducted business here with the Nashaway Abenaki Indians at the confluence of Nod Brook and the Nashua River. Indians called the area "Petapawag," meaning "swampy land." Pioneers would follow Indian trails from Massachusetts Bay, as Tinker had, and found the region productive for fishing and farming. A trading post is a place where trading of goods takes place. ... Abenaki couple The Abenaki (also Wabanaki), meaning people of the dawn, are a tribe of Native Americans/First Nations belonging to the Algonquian peoples of northeasternNorth America. ... The Nashua River, just outside Groton, Massachusetts The Nashua River, about 30 miles (48 kilometres) long, is a tributary of the Merrimack River in Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the United States. ... Massachusetts Bay is one of the large bays of the Atlantic Ocean that form the distinctive shape of the coastline of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish by hooking, trapping, or gathering animals not classifiable as insects which breathe in water or pass their lives in water. ... Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ...


The town was officially settled and incorporated in 1655, named for Groton in Suffolk County, England, the hometown of an early selectman, Dean Winthrop. Called "The Plantation of Groton," it included all of present-day Groton and Ayer, almost all of Pepperell and Shirley, large parts of Dunstable and Littleton, plus smaller parts of Harvard, Westford, Nashua, NH, and Hollis, NH. Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... REDIRECT Ayer (town), Massachusetts   This is a redirect from a title with a U.S. postal abbreviation. ... -1... Shirley is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Dunstable is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Littleton is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Harvard is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Seal of Westford, MA Westford is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Nashua is a city located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ... Hollis is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ...


During King Philip's War, in 1676 the Indians burned all but four Groton garrisons. Survivors fled to Concord and other safe havens, but returned two years later to rebuild the town. Groton would again be beset by Indians during Queen Anne's War, when several citizens of the town were abducted to Canada. In 1775, the common in front of the First Parish Church was an assembly area for Groton Minutemen, who fought in the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Attack King Philips War was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day southern New England and English colonists and their Native American allies from 1675–1676. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... For people named Garrison, see Garrison (disambiguation). ...   Settled: 1635 â€“ Incorporated: 1635 Zip Code(s): 01742 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Queen Annes War (1702–1713) was the second in a series of four French and Indian Wars fought between France and Great Britain in North America for control of the continent and was the counterpart of War of the Spanish Succession in Europe. ... ... Common land, or just common, is frequently used to describe a parcel of land, usually near the centre of towns and villages, which is thought to be owned in common by all the members of the community. ... Lexington Minuteman representing John Parker Minutemen is a name given to members of the militia of the American Colonies, who would be ready for battle in a minutes notice. ... The Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775 was the first battle of the American Revolutionary War and was described as the shot heard round the world in Emersons Concord Hymn. ...


Notable Inhabitants:


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  • Groton Historical Society Museum

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 87.3 km² (33.7 mi²). 84.9 km² (32.8 mi²) of it is land and 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²) of it (2.79%) is water. Groton is drained by the Nashua and Squannacook rivers. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

This article describes the town of Groton as a whole. Additional demographic details are available which describe only the central settlement within the town, although those details are included in the aggregate values reported here. See: Groton (CDP), Massachusetts. Groton is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Groton in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ...

First Parish Church
First Parish Church

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 9,547 people, 3,268 households, and 2,568 families residing in the town. The population density was 112.5/km² (291.3/mi²). There were 3,393 housing units at an average density of 40.0/km² (103.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.22% White, 0.35% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.97% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population. First Parish Church (1755) on Main Street in Groton, Massachusetts (taken Sept. ... First Parish Church (1755) on Main Street in Groton, Massachusetts (taken Sept. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 3,268 households out of which 46.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.31. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $82,869, and the median income for a family was $92,014. Males had a median income of $63,889 versus $41,581 for females. The per capita income for the town was $33,877. About 2.5% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


References

  • Town of Groton, Massachusetts Official Website. Retrieved on May 30, 2006.

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Groton, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (674 words)
Groton is home to two renowned college preparatory schools: the Groton School, founded in 1884, and Lawrence Academy at Groton, founded in 1793.
Groton would again be beset by Indians during Queen Anne's War, when several citizens of the town were abducted to Canada.
Groton is drained by the Nashua and Squannacook rivers.
Groton School - Peterson's In-Depth Description (2004 words)
Groton is by design a small school, enabling the School community to gather together daily and to develop close personal relationships.
Groton is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is affiliated with the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent School Association of Massachusetts, the Council for Religion in Independent Schools, and the Secondary School Admission Test Board.
In selecting its faculty, Groton looks for individuals who are excited by their subject, who enjoy working with adolescents, who will involve themselves in the nonacademic life of a residential school, and who have lively interests of their own.
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