The U.S. Coast Guard ran an enlisted training facility at Groton's Avery Point campus from 1942-1967.
Electric Boat Expects to Hire 14,000 Workers in the Next 12 Years
In 1954, Electric Boat launched the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear powered submarine
Groton is home to the only regulation size outdoor roller hockey rink in Connecticut.
In 1800's, Groton mathematician Nathan Daboll and his family published the New England Almanac.
The average travel time for employees commuting to Groton is 19 minutes.