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Grafton County is a rural county and is the second largest county geographically, in the west central portion of New Hampshire with 1747 square miles or 1.1 million acres of which 90 percent of it is timberland. Grafton County covers nearly one-fifth of the state. The county seat of Grafton County, New Hampshire, is North Haverhill. It shares 89 miles of the Connecticut River with Vermont and borders Coos County to the north, Carroll County to the east, and Sullivan County, Merrimack County and Belknap County to the south.

The county population on July 1, 1999, was 78,570, an increase of 3,641 over the 1990 census.

Grafton was one of the five original counties and, until 1803, contained all the area now known as Grafton and Coos counties. Augustus Henry Fitzroy, the Duke of Grafton, gave the county its name.

For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.

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Location: North Haverhill New Hampshire

Other New Hampshire Counties nearby:
(Ossipee) Carroll County
(North Haverhill) Grafton County

02/05 Coming to The North Haverhill area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor Manchester NH March17-May5 A display at the Currier Museum of Art shows the striking duality of deadly weaponry and artistic beauty from the Samurai culture of centuries past.
New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival Deerfield NH May11-12 Each year the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival lines up a wide variety of presenters to help educate the public on everything sheep or wool related. Your family can take advantage of the many activities taking place throughout the weekend.