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Raymond, NH-Rockingham County, pop 9,674 in 2000. It was originally known as Freetown, a short time as Chester and Beverly-Canada. It is reported to have been purchased from the Sagamore Indians. It houses Onway Lake and Pawtuckaway State Park.
Richmond, NH-Cheshire County, pop 1,077 in 2000. It was originally known as Sylvester-Canada. The man who is considered the father of the Universalism in the United States, Hosea Ballou, was born here. The mother of our 20th president, Eliza Ballou Garfield, was born here.
Rindge, NH-Cheshire County, pop 5,451 in 2000. It has been known as Rowley-Canada, Monadnock Number 1 or South Monadnock Number 1. It houses Connersville, Cutter Hill, East Rindge, Jones Corner, Rand, Thomas, West Rindge, Woodmere, Cathedral of the Pines and part of Annett State Park. The original inhabitants were the Abenaki tribe of Native Americans who lost much the tribe to epidemics when European settlers arrived. Many of the tribe relocated to Canada.
Rochester, NH-Strafford County, pop 28,461 in 2000. It originally included Farmington and Milton. It houses East Rochester and Gonic (Squamanogonic). Notable inhabitants include the original inhabitants, Abenaki Indians of the Pennacook tribe, hockey players, politicians, arctic explorer, US Representatives, US Senator, presidential candidate, governors, and saxophonist with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Jeff Coffin.
Rollinsford, NH-Strafford County, pop 2,648 in 2000. It houses Kelwyn Park, Rollinsford Station and Salmon Falls Village. Original inhabitants were the Newichawannock Indians, an Abenaki sub tribe. It has been known as Sligo, parish of Summersworth and Rollinsford. It was part of Dover and then Somersworth. Notable inhabitants include NH Senator and US Representative Edward H. Rollins and American Folk singer/songwriter, Bill Staines.
Roxbury, NH-Cheshire County, pop 237 in 2000. It was originally part of Monadnock Number 5 (Marlborough), but with land from Packersfield (Nelson), Marlborough and Dublin it became Roxbury. It houses Roxbury Center.
Rumney, NH-Grafton County, pop 1,480 in 2000. It houses Quincy, Rumney Depot, Stinson Lake and West Rumney.
Rye, NH-Rockingham County, pop 5,182 in 2000. It was the first settlement of New Hampshire known as “Pannaway” at Odiorne’s Point. It also has been known as Sandy Beach while part of Portsmouth and parish of New Castle before becoming Rye. Its houses Wallis Sands, Jenness Beach, Locke’s Neck, Ragged Neck, Rye Beach, Rye Harbor, Odiorne Point, Foyes Corner, Langs Corner, Rye North Beach, West Rye, Foss Beach and four of the Isles of Shoals islands. It is they only New Hampshire town with Atlantic Islands. Notable inhabitants include a governor, senator, first settle of New Hampshire, William Berry, author, Dan Brown and actress, Liv Tyler.
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