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Stratham, NH-Rockingham County, pop 6,355 in 2000. It has been known as Winnicutt, Squamscott, Squamscott Patent or Point of Rocks. It was the sixth town to be incorporated. It had been part of Hampton and Exeter. In 1793 Phinehas Merrill extensively mapped out Stratham, making it unusual for a New England settlement of its size. It makes it easy to identify buildings that predated the mapping. Notable inhabitants include local singer, Julie Dubela, Thomas Wiggin, first governor of Upper Plantation of New Hampshire, and Paine Wingate, Continental Congress.
Sugar Hill-Grafton County, pop 563 in 2000. It is the youngest New Hampshire town. It has been known as Gunthwaite and Lisbon. The first organized ski school in the United States was established here.
Sullivan, NH-Cheshire County, pop 746 in 2000. Sullivan is comprised of land from Gilsum, Stoddard, Packersfield (Nelson) and Keene. It houses East Sullivan and Ellisville.
Sunapee, NH-Sullivan County, pop 3,055 in 2000. It has been known as “Corey’s Town”, “Saville” and “Wendell.” It houses Burkehaven, Fernwood, Georges Mills, Granliden and Wendell. Sunapee is an Algonquin Indian word meaning Goose Lake. Lake Sunapee is the only New Hampshire Lake with three working lighthouses. It is notable as the birthplace of the rock band Aerosmith.
Surry, NH-Cheshire County, pop 673 in 2000. It was formed with land from Gilsum and Westmoreland Leg (Westmoreland). It is one of the towns who attempted to join Vermont in 1781. It houses Shaws Corner. It is known for being an excellent geological area with quantities of quartz, veins of gold, silver, copper and lead.
Sutton, NH-Merrimack County, pop 1,544 in 2000. It was originally known as “Perrystown”. It houses East Sutton, North Sutton, Shingle Mill Corner, South Sutton, Sutton Mills, and Wadleigh State Park. Notable inhabitants include two congressmen and two governors, Matthew Harvey (New Hampshire), and John S. Pillsbury (Minnesota.) The religious sect known as the Osgoodites made their home here for a time.
Swanzey, NH-Cheshire County, pop 6,800 in 2000. It was a fort town known as Lower Ashuelot. It houses East Swanzey, West Swanzey, Westport, North Swanzey, Swanzey Center and four covered bridges (Carleton, Thompson, Slate and Cresson.) A notable inhabitant is playwright, Denman Thompson.
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