Second College Grant, Coös County, New Hampshire Genealogy

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A view of the Second College Grant from the Diamond Peaks Trail.
Second College Grant is an unincorporated territory (township) organized in 1807 in Coös County, New Hampshire.[1] It is roughly the size of a town, but has a relatively low population. In 2010 the population was 0. It was created for the benefit of Dartmouth College, and provides a modest but steady timber income. Trails and cabins are also made available for use by the Dartmouth community.[2]

Records. No town meetings are held, and no town meeting minutes are kept in unincorporated territories. No record-keeping official is appointed. The county registrar of deeds should have the territory's land records. Nearby towns in the county may  keep a few historical facts about some of the people who have lived in nearby territories.


  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 278. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. Second College Grant, New Hampshire in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 27 May 2013).

Adjacent towns and townships: Coös Co.:  Atkinson and Gilmanton Academy Grant | Dix's Grant | Wentworth's Location | Maine: Oxford Co.:  Lincoln's Plantation | Magalloway Plantation