Towns – Cornish

Cornish, New Hampshire 03746

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Cornish NHDartmouth Lake Sunapee region community Cornish NHWelcome to scenic Cornish, New Hampshire. Established in 1763, the town was once known as Mast Camp, because it was the shipping point for the tall masts floated down the river by the English. It was named for Sir Samuel Cornish, a distinguished admiral of the Royal Navy. Cornish is now a well-known summer resort for artists and writers, including resident Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

Cornish is the site of the longest wooden covered bridge in the United States and the longest two span covered bridge in the world. The Cornish-Windsor Bridge, which spans the Connecticut River, was built in 1866 at an original cost of $9,000. The Saint Gaudens National Historic Site is located in Cornish. Villages and local places include; Cornish Flat, Cornish Mill, Ballock, Cornish Center, Cornish City, South Cornish, and Squag City. Cornish is bordered by; Claremont to the south, Plainfield to the north, and Croydon to the east. The Connecticut River borders Cornish to the west.

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Incorporated: 1765
County: Sullivan
Cornish, NH Population:
2010: 1,640

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.2753
Longitude: -72.2209

Cornish, NH Local Information
Cornish Police Dispatch: 911

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