Gorokhovets is a town and the authoritative focal point of Gorokhovetsky District in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, situated on the expressway from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod. It likewise fills in as a waterway port on the Klyazma River. The name of the town begins from the Russian word "горох". Gorokhovets was first referenced in a 1239 chronicle, when it was sacked by the Mongols. It is trusted that a minor post had existed there for a few going before decades. The brilliant period of Gorokhovets is related with the 17th century, when it was a stock place for a vast zone, which contained the present Vladimir and Ivanovo Oblasts.
Various holy places, religious communities, and chambers were appointed by the nearby vendors around then. The 17th century steeples of Gorokhovets are especially imperative. Inside the structure of authoritative divisions, Gorokhovets fills in as the regulatory focal point of Gorokhovetsky District, to which it is straightforwardly subordinated. As a civil division, the town of Gorokhovets is consolidated inside Gorokhovetsky Municipal District as Gorokhovets Urban Settlement.