Towns – Canterbury

Canterbury, New Hampshire 03224

Canterbury NH Lodging, Real Estate, Travel & Visitor Information

Canterbury NHMerrimack Valley region community Canterbury NHThe town of Canterbury , NH was named for William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury, when first granted by Lieutenant Governor Wentworth in 1727. Canterbury was originally a fort and trading post where the Penacook Indians came to trade. Canterbury was also home to the last colony of Shakers, and the Canterbury Shaker Village is now an internationally known historic site and museum. Other notable historic sites in the village of Canterbury include Worsted Church and Shaker’s Office.

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Incorporated: 1763
County: Merrimack
Canterbury, NH Population:
2010: 2,352

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.2011
Longitude: -71.3353

Canterbury, NH Local Information
Canterbury Police Dispatch: 911

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