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Holderness, NH-Grafton County, pop 1,930 in 2000. It has been known as “New Holderness” and Holderness. It houses Deephaven, East Holderness, Rockywold, and Squam Lake Natural Science Center and is located on Squam Lake. One notable past resident is abolitionist and conductor on the “Underground Railroad”, Moses Cheney. A notable part time resident is George Butler, director of Pumping Iron and The Endurance.
Hollis, NH-Hillsborough County, pop 7,015 in 2000. It has been known as West Dunstable or Nittisset, while part of Massachusetts. It houses Hollis Depot and West Hollis.
Hooksett, NH-Merrimack County, pop 11,721 in 2000. It has been known as Chester Woods, Rowe’s Corner, Isle au Hooksett and Isle au Hooksett Falls. It houses Martin, Martins Corner, Rowes Corner, South Hooksett and Martins Ferry.
Hopkinton, NH-Merrimack County, pop 5,399 in 2000. It has been known as New Hampshire Number 5, New Hopkinton and Contoocook. When it became independent from Massachusetts it set the requirement for future towns settlement guidelines. Towns would be required to build homes, fence in their land, plant with English Grass, and provide a minister in a seven year time frame. It houses Contoocook, Hatfield Corner, Tyler, West Hopkinton, Barton’s Corner, Drew Lake, Blackwater District, and Gould Hill District. Two current notable residents include Governor Lynch and retired Supreme Court Justice, David Souter.
Hudson, NH-Hillsborough County, pop 22,928 in 2000. It has been known as Nottingham, Nottingham West, while part of the Dunstable Land Grant of Massachusetts, and Hudson. It houses Hudson Center and Potash Corner.
Jackson, NH-Carroll County, pop 835 in 2000.It has been known as New Madbury, Adams, and Jackson. It houses Black Mountain Cabin, Ducks Head, Dundee, Jackson Falls, Panno Place and Honeymoon Bridge. The bridge is one of the most photograph bridges in the state.
Jaffrey, NH-Cheshire County, pop 5,476 in 2000. It has been known as “Rowley-Canada”, Monadock No. 3, “Middle Monadock or “Middletown.” It houses Hadley, Jaffrey Center and Squantum. It was a setting for author Elizabeth Yates, biography Amos Fortune, Free Man. Amos Fortune was a notable inhabitant who brought his wife and his freedom from slavery to settle and established a tannery in Jaffrey.
Jefferson, NH-Coos County, pop 1,006 in 2000. It has been known as Dartmouth and Jefferson. It houses Baileys, Highlands, Jefferson Highlands, Riverton, Starr King, Waumbeck Junction and Cherry Mountain. One notable inhabitant was an inventor and aeronaut who organized a balloon corps during the Civil War. Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also invented the dirigibles, ice making machines and the water-gas process to run lights in several cities.
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