Towns – Campton

Campton, New Hampshire 03223

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Campton NHCampton NHFirst granted in 1761, the town was probably named Campton by Governor Benning Wentworth in honor of his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington. Compton was influential in Wentworth’s becoming governor in 1741. The town of Campton, NH has three covered bridges, including Blair Bridge, which is more than 292 feet long – the second longest Covered Bridge which is entirely within the state.

Campton New Hampshire was the boyhood home of Sylvester Marsh, builder of Mount Washington’s Cog Railway. Today, Campton is a popular vacation destination. Campton, NH includes the villages of Blair, Campton Hollow, Lower Campton and West Campton, is home to Blair State Forest and Livermore Falls State Forest. Campton usually has an annual Heritage Day or Old Home Day Celebration. The event commonly takes place in August. Contact the Campton Town Hall for more information.

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Incorporated: 1761
County: Grafton
Campton, NH Population:
2010: 3,333

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.5153
Longitude: -71.3812

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