Welcome to Groton


Useful information for Groton residents, both new and old.

The Town of Groton and the Village of Groton


Located in the Northeast corner of Tompkins County, the Town of Groton is approximately 50 square miles and surrounds the Village of Groton.  Although the Village of Groton is part of the Town of Groton and receives certain services from the Town, it is an incorporated village with its own government.  Also within the Town of Groton are the hamlets of McLean, West Groton, Peruville, and Groton City.


Town of Groton Officials

Village of Groton Officials  for more information on the Village of Groton CLICK HERE to go to their website.

Getting Around


Map of the Town of Groton

Map of the Village of Groton

Map of Tompkins County

Recycling and Garbage Pick-up


Recycling collection is provided by the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division and is picked up at the curb every other week.  CLICK HERE for a printer friendly schedule and guidelines. 

Garbage collection is provided by a private business that you hire.  Check the yellow pages for garbage haulers who service the Groton area.

Register to Vote - Where You Vote - Absentee Voting


Voter Registration Form - mail to Tompkins County Board of Elections, Court House Annex, 128 East Buffalo Street, Ithaca, New York 14850.  If you have questions, call 607-274-5522


Map of Groton Voting Districts


Absentee Voting Form - mail to above address


Dog Control and Licenses


The Town of Groton is responsible for providing Dog Control and Licensing for both the Town and Village of Groton.  By law, all dogs must be licensed by the time they are 4 months old.  If you are a new resident and bring a dog with you, you must license your dog in the Town of Groton.  CLICK HERE for more information on licensing, dog control, and forms.