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North Hampton, NH-Rockingham County, pop 4,259 in 2000. It houses Cemetery Corners, Fogg Corner, Little Boars Head, North Hampton and Bass Beach. It has been known as North Hill Parish, “North Hill” or “North Parish”. Notable inhabitants include a general, governor of Massachusetts, politician, Cold War citizen spy, Herbert Philbrick and burial site for poet Ogden Nash.
Northfield, NH-Merrimack County, pop 4,548 in 2000. It was originally part of Canterbury. A notable inhabitant is model Jillian Beyor.
Northumberland, NH-Coos County, pop 2,438 in 2000. It was originally known as Stonington. It houses Groveton. The towns industry has included corn and potato crops, starch mills, leather and shoe peg manufacturing and lumber until 2007 when the Wausau Paper Mill closed.
Northwood, NH-Rockingham County, pop 3,640 in 2000. It has been known as “North Woods” and a Parish of Nottingham. The first New Hampshire Turnpike runs though Northwood. It houses East Northwood, Northwood Ridge, Northwood Center, Northwood Narrows and Northwood Meadows State Park. It is the birthplace for suffragist, lawyer and politician, Ella Knowles.
Nottingham, NH-Rockingham County, pop 3,701 in 2000. It houses Nottingham Square, West Nottingham, Pawtuckaway, and Pawtuckaway State Park. It is possible that America’s first recycling plant is housed here. One of the original grantees was a descendant of the Mayflowers’, first child of English parentage born in New England, Peregrine White. Notable inhabitants include four generals, United States Representative, and children’s writer, Else Holmelund Minarik.
Orange, NH-Grafton County, pop 299 in 2000. It was originally known as Cardigan. After three failed attempts to rename (Bradford, Middletown, Liscomb) the town it became known as Orange.
Orford, NH-Grafton County, pop 1,091 in 2000. It houses Gilmans Corner, Merriwood Camp, Orfordville, and Quintown. The son of one of the original grantees, Samuel Morey, invented the first marine steam engine and demonstrated how to propel a steam engine with a paddlewheel. Other notable inhabitants include writers, economist, politician, actor, governor and senator.
Ossipee, NH-Carroll County, pop 4,211 in 2000. It was originally known as Wigwam Village and New Garden. It houses Center Ossipee, Chickville, Dorrs Corner, Granite, Long Sands, Moultonville, Ossipee Lake Shore, Ossipee Valley, Pollys Crossing, Roland Park, Water Village, and West Village. Notable inhabitants include two congressmen, a solider, rock singer and former Playboy bunny, and poet, John Greenleaf Whittier.
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