Northumberland Real Estate
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Northumberland is a town located in southwestern Coos County, New Hampshire, U.S., north of Lancaster.
North of the mountain ridge known as Cape Horn, near the Connecticut River, are the remains of Fort Wentworth, built by the New Hampshire Militia in 1755 during the French and Indian War. The town was granted as Stonington in 1761 to John Hogg and others by Governor Benning Wentworth, and first settled in 1767 by Thomas Burnside and Daniel Spaulding. It was regranted by Governor John Wentworth in 1771 as Northumberland, the name derived from Northumberland in England. The town was incorporated November 16, 1779.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 36.5 square miles, of which 35.7 square miles is land and 0.8 square miles is water, comprising 2.13% of the town. The Connecticut River, which forms the New Hampshire–Vermont border, runs along the western edge of town. The Upper Ammonoosuc River runs through town in a southwesterly direction to the Connecticut and is crossed by a covered bridge at Groveton.
Cape Horn State Forest is located in the central portion of the town boundaries.
As of the 2010 census, there were 2,288 people residing in the town, and according to the 2000 census there were 989 households, and 666 families residing in the town. The population density was 67.4 people per square mile. There were 1,112 housing units at an average density of 30.7 per square mile.
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