Griswold - Live, Work and Grow Your Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Perfect Blend of Nature & Business

The Town of Griswold and its borough, Jewett City, is located in New London County. It is one of the 35 towns comprising the Quinebaug River Valley and Shetucket River Valley. Griswold is a special place with a blend of nature, quality development and people who live and work in the community.

It has been blessed with countless natural features such as the Pachaug State Forest; and there are large tracts of land available for development.  Griswold retains much of its agricultrual roots and sustainable agriculture is still encouraged.

The Southeastern Economic Region of which Griswold belongs has identified six clusters considered key to the regions' economic future and Griswold is concentrating their efforts on them. 

These are:

Agriculture

Bioscience

Defense

Maritime

Creative

Tourism

One of Griswold's agribusinesses a favorite spot of residents in town and from all over is Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream, LLC locatd at the intersection of Routes 165 and 201.

Business Testimony
 

An Eastern Connecticut Enterprise

Corridor Community

"Griswold is is an exceptional plase to live and have a business. The town enjoys a rural character, is close to an interstate and has an urban downtown.  It's the best of all worlds. But the best yet is the people"

Duane Button, Owner

Buttonwood Farm

Ice Cream, LLC

Griswold is part of the Eastern Connecticut Enterpirse Corridor Zone.  Buinesses that locate in the Griswold Enterprise District along I-395 may received tax and other benefits.

  
Griswold's Strengths for Business Development

The Jewett City electric company offers electric rates that are 20% lower than surrounding communities.

Ample sewer capacity for new businesses

Access to a labor force of more than 224,000 within a short 30 minute drive.

Logistically situated within proximity to major markets.

Availability of large parcels of land.

Lower cost commercial property.

A very affordable area

Town government and people are pro-business

Reasonable Housing prices.

Pleasant rural environment with urban amenities.

 

Highway

Griswold is accesible by vehicles from all directions.

Exits 85 and 86 off I-395 provide access to Route 138,

Route 164, and Route 201.  I-395 links with I-95 in East

Lyme and with the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Rail

Freight service is available from the Providence &

Worcester Railroad that runs along the western edge

of Griswold. This rail corridor passes through the

western portion of the project area.

 

Air

Air transportation is available at Bradley International

Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut is approximately

50 miles from Griswold and T. F. Green International

Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island is approximately 40

miles from Griswold. 

Other smaller general aviation airports within a

reasonable driving time in the region include:

Danielson Airport - Danielson, Connecticut

Windham Airport - North Windham, Connecticut

Groton-New London Airport - Groton, Connecticut

Hartford-Brainerd Airport - Hartford, Connecticut

The Wastewater Treatment Facility located in the Borough of Jewett City was recently selected by EPA for a Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award.  

TheConnecticut Depart-ment of Environmental Protection was very supportive of the nomination for

this facility. In addition, thefacility has been provided with outstanding support from the Borough of Jewett City and the Department of Public Utilities

  
 
Distance to Major Cities
   
For Further Information Contact:
           

Boston

94  

New Haven

64  

Mario J. Tristany, Jr., Town Planner

Hartford

48  

Providence

41  

28 Main Street

Springfield

70  

New York City

143  

Griswold, CT 06351

Washington, DC 

368  

Philadelphia

241  

Telephone:  860 376-7060  Extension 111

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E-Mail:  townplanner@griswold-ct.org

   
   
 

Borough of Jewett City

Contact us:   28 Main Street          Griswold, CT 06351          Phone:  860 376-7060          Fax:  860 376-7070

Town Hall Hours:     Monday - Wednesday  8:30 am – 4:00 pm      Thursday   8:30 am – 6:30 pm.     Friday   8:30 am – 1:00 pm

For all delays, cancellations  & closings, Call the Municipal Hot Line 376-7060, Ext. 2  First Selectman Office Fax 860-376-7109

 

The official Town of Griswold web site is provided as a convenience to its citizens. Every effort has been made to insure that this site is accurate and up to date. In the event of a discrepancy or error, official town documents supersede any information included in this web site.

 

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