Dummer Real Estate
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Dummer is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States.
Dummer is home to the Pontook Reservoir, popular with canoeists, kayakers and birdwatchers.
The town was granted on March 8, 1773 by Governor John Wentworth to a group of wealthy Portsmouth investors, including his father, Mark Hunking Wentworth, Nathaniel Haven and others. He named it after Massachusetts Governor William Dummer, who successfully defended the eastern English provinces from the French and Indians in Dummer's War. But the town remained unsettled until 1812, when William Leighton arrived from Farmington with his family. Dummer was incorporated by the General Court on December 19, 1848.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 49.5 square miles, of which 48.2 square miles is land and 1.2 square miles is water, comprising 2.43% of the town. The highest point in Dummer is the summit of Cow Mountain, at 2,289 feet above sea level. Roughly the western third of Dummer lies within the Connecticut River watershed, where it is drained by the Upper Ammonoosuc River, with the eastern two-thirds in the Androscoggin River watershed.
As of the 2010 census, there were 304 people residing in the town, and according to the 2000 census there were 128 households, and 102 families residing in the town. The population density was 6.5 people per square mile. There were 252 housing units at an average density of 5.3 per square mile.
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