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The Town of Griswold is located approximately 10 miles north of Norwich and approximately 50 miles east of Hartford. Griswold operates under the Selectman – Town Meeting form of government. The Borough of Jewett City, which occupies one square mile, has its own charter and is governed by a warden and four burgesses within the government of Griswold.

The Department of Youth and Family Services (YFS) and the Department of Recreation serve our community by providing enriching opportunities for our young, and young at heart, throughout the year. Director, Ryan Aubin, can be reached at director@griswoldyfs.com or by dialing at 860-376-7026.

Our Schools

Griswold Public Schools (GPS) offer a comprehensive educational program to over 2,200 students in grades PreK through 12. This program includes core academics, fine and applied arts, health and fitness, and career pathway offerings as well as special education, remedial support, an alternative high school and a talented and gifted program.

GPS is comprised of Griswold Elementary School (Grades K-4), Griswold Middle School (Grades 5-8), Griswold High School (Grades 9-12) and Griswold Alternative School. GPS also has various education and development programs including a NAEYC accredited Preschool, and Adult Education program, a Summer program and a Child Development Center.

Our Library

Slater Library, 26 Main Street, 860-376-0024

Jewett City Resident State Trooper
39 Wedgewood Drive
Tel: 860-376-2583
*Their doors are always open and they welcome you to stop by!

Health Center

United Community & Family Services (UCFS) Health Center, located at 70 Main Street provides a range of services to our residents, including comprehensive primary medical care, dental and behavioral health. They can be reached at 860-376-7040.

Our Churches

St. Mary’s Catholic Church
31 North Main Street
Tel: 860-376-2044

First Congregational Church
878 Voluntown Road
Tel: 860-376-2682
Website: firstchurchgriswold.org

Second Congregational Church
129 East Main Street
Tel: 860-376-9292

Jewett City Baptist Church
58 Main Street
Tel: 860-376-9149

Bethel Methodist Church
Rte 165
Griswold. CT 06351
Tel: 860-376-2682