Dorchester Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Dorchester, NH
|BICKFORD WOODS ROAD Real Estate For Sale||Neighborhood|
|Bryant Pond Road Real Estate For Sale||Neighborhood|
|Cheever Road Real Estate For Sale||Neighborhood|
|NH Route 118 Real Estate For Sale||Neighborhood|
|North Dorchester Road Real Estate For Sale||Neighborhood|
|Vista View Drive Real Estate For Sale||Neighborhood|
Dorchester is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States.
Originally granted by Governor Benning Wentworth in 1761, Dorchester was named for Dorchester in Dorset, England. When the recipients failed to take up the grant, it was regranted in 1766, but also without success. Finally, it was regranted by Governor John Wentworth to 72 people on May 1, 1772, and settlement began soon thereafter.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 45.2 square miles, of which 44.7 sq mi is land and 0.6 sq mi is water, comprising 1.22% of the town. It is drained by the South Branch Baker River and Indian River. Dorchester lies within two watershed roughly the southwestern half of town is in the Connecticut River watershed and the northeastern half is in the Merrimack River watershed.
As of the 2010 census, there were 355 people residing in the town and according to the 2000 census there were 132 households, and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.9 people per square mile. There were 236 housing units at an average density of 5.3 per square mile.
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