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Strafford, New Hampshire, USA
1839 - Strafford

Strafford, New Hampshire
Strafford county. This town lies 15 miles N.W. from Dover, and 25 E.N.E. from Concord, and is about 7 miles in length, 6 1/ 2 wide. Bow pond is in the S.W. part of the town, and is about 650 rods long, 400 wide; its waters form one of the principal branches of the Isinglass river. The range of Blue hills crosses the N.W. part of the town. The soil here is generally of a good quality. Strafford was formerly a part of Barrington and was incorporated in 1820. Population, 1830, 2,200.

The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839

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