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{{Note|See an interactive outline map of [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/New_Hampshire/viewer.htm ''New Hampshire Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site<ref>[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/New_Hampshire/viewer.htm ''New_Hampshire Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.</ref> (Free) Enter a year, '''Refresh Map''', select '''zoom in''', then click on the map to enlarge it.}}
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{{Tip|Sort the table by '''Date Formed''' or by '''Parent Counties''' and check [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_County_Index.htm Boundary Changes] for interesting insights.}}
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Date Formed'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Date Formed'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" |'''Boundary<br>Changes'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Parent County'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Parent County'''  
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Progeny County'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Counties Created by Boundary Changes'''
 
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| [[Belknap County, New Hampshire|Belknap]]  
 
| [[Belknap County, New Hampshire|Belknap]]  
| 22 Dec 1840
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| 1840  Dec 22  
| Strafford  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BELKNAP Details]
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| [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
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| [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]]  
 
| [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]]  
| 22 Dec 1840
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| 1840  Dec 22  
| Grafton  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CARROLL Details]
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| [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
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|-
 
| [[Cheshire County, New Hampshire|Cheshire]]  
 
| [[Cheshire County, New Hampshire|Cheshire]]  
| 19 Mar 1771
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| 1771  Mar 19  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CHESHIRE Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| none
 
| none
 
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|-
 
| [[Coos County, New Hampshire|Coos]]  
 
| [[Coos County, New Hampshire|Coos]]  
| 24 Dec 1803
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| 1803  Dec 24  
| Grafton  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#COOS Details]
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| [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton]]  
 
| [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton]]  
| 19 Mar 1771
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| 1771  Mar 19  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GRAFTON Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Carroll 1840, Coos 1803
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| [[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]] 1840, [[Coos County, New Hampshire|Coos]] 1803
 
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|-
 
| [[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsboro]]  
 
| [[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsboro]]  
| 19 Mar 1771
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| 1771  Mar 19  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HILLSBOROUGH Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Merrimack 1823
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| [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack]] 1823
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack]]  
 
| [[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack]]  
| 1823  
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| 1823 3  18
| Rockingham,Hillsborough  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MERRIMACK Details]
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| [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]], [[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough]]
 
| None
 
| None
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|-
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| Norfolk (old)
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| 1641  1  16
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
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| [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] colonial lands
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| New Hampshire colonial lands
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]]  
 
| [[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]]  
| 19 Mar 1771
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| 1771  Mar 19  
| Colonial lands, Norfolk  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ROCKINGHAM Details]
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| Colonial lands, Norfolk (old)
 
| Merrimack, 1823
 
| Merrimack, 1823
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]]  
 
| [[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]]  
| 19 Mar 1771
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| 1771  Mar 19  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#STRAFFORD Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Belknap 1840
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| [[Belknap County, New Hampshire|Belknap]] 1840
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Sullivan County, New Hampshire|Sullivan]]  
 
| [[Sullivan County, New Hampshire|Sullivan]]  
| 05 Jul 1827
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| 1827  Jul 05  
| Cheshire  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NH_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SULLIVAN Details]
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| [[Cheshire County, New Hampshire|Cheshire]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
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[[Category:United_States_County_Creations]] [[Category:New_Hampshire]]

Revision as of 19:26, 9 July 2014


Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Belknap 1840 Dec 22 Details Strafford none
Carroll 1840 Dec 22 Details Grafton none
Cheshire 1771 Mar 19 Details Colonial lands none
Coos 1803 Dec 24 Details Grafton none
Grafton 1771 Mar 19 Details Colonial lands Carroll 1840, Coos 1803
Hillsboro 1771 Mar 19 Details Colonial lands Merrimack 1823
Merrimack 1823 3 18 Details Rockingham, Hillsborough None
Norfolk (old) 1641 1 16 Details Massachusetts colonial lands New Hampshire colonial lands
Rockingham 1771 Mar 19 Details Colonial lands, Norfolk (old) Merrimack, 1823
Strafford 1771 Mar 19 Details Colonial lands Belknap 1840
Sullivan 1827 Jul 05 Details Cheshire none
  1. [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/New_Hampshire/viewer.htm New_Hampshire Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.