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A growing town of 10,000, northwest of Nashua and southwest of Manchester in Hillsborough County, In January, 1760 the town was chartered as Amherst and named for General Jeffrey Amherst, the commander-in-chief of the British forces in America at the time. Amherst is remembered as the birthplace of Horace Greeley, founder of the New York Tribune.

Amherst is part of the Nashua, New Hampshire metro area.


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