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Welcome to Griswold ...

The Town of Griswold is located in New London County<1>.

The location of Griswold has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Griswold has a population of 11,534 people<3> (see below for details).

Griswold is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Griswold lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Griswold lies within the (860) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Griswold had an population of 11,534 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Griswold had a population of 11,951 people. This makes Griswold the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Griswold represents 0.33% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,951 people, the population of Griswold increased 10.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,807 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Griswold.

Communities near Griswold ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Griswold.

  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Griswold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<6>
  • Norwich [New London County]
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    • Norwich [New London County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Griswold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
  • Groton [New London County]
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    • Groton [New London County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Griswold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Coventry [Kent County]
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    • Coventry [Kent County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Griswold
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,819 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New London [New London County]
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      • New London [New London County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Griswold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
    • New London [New London County]
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      • New London [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Griswold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Windham [Windham County]
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      • Windham [Windham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Griswold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Westerly [Washington County]
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      • Westerly [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Griswold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,381 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Waterford [New London County]
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      • Waterford [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Griswold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stonington [New London County]
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      • Stonington [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Griswold
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonington

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Griswold. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Griswold.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Griswold. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Griswold.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Griswold. See our Newspapers Page for Griswold.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Griswold ...

Looking for more information about Griswold? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Griswold, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Griswold.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Griswold. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New London, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Griswold.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Griswold - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Griswold) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Griswold. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Griswold

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griswold. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5845, Longitude: -71.9212       In this case, the coordinates for Griswold have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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