Place:Groveland, Livingston, New York, United States


Alt namesGroveland Cornerssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Groveland Stationsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36011098
Coordinates42.7°N 77.75°W
Located inLivingston, New York, United States
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Groveland is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The population was 3,249 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Groveland is centrally located in the county, south of Geneseo.


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The Sullivan Expedition (1779) reached its farthest extent here. Groveland was the site of the Boyd and Parker ambush.

The first settlement occurred in 1792 and was called "Willamsburgh." The town was formed in 1789 before the creation of Livingston County. Part of Groveland was used to form parts of the Towns of Conesus (1819) and Sparta (1856).

There was formerly the Groveland Shaker Village settlement near present-day Sonyea, the buildings and land are now part of the Groveland Correctional Facility.

The Claud No. 1 Archeological Site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

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