Towns – Francestown

Francestown, New Hampshire 03043

Francestown, NH Lodging, Real Estate, Travel & Visitor Information

Francestown NHMonadnock region community Francestown NHNamed for Frances Deering Wentworth, wife of Governor John Wentworth. Situated on the Second New Hampshire Turnpike, the sole route between Boston and Vermont, the town once collected a toll of one cent per mile from traveling coaches and wagons. Francestown was also the site of a high-quality soapstone quarry, which was mined until the 1890s. Levi Woodbury was born here in 1798. Woodbury held some of America’s highest offices. He served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Treasury, and a U.S. Supreme Court associate justice.

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Incorporated: 1772
County: Hillsborough
Francestown, NH Population:
2010: 1,562

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 42.5915
Longitude: -71.4845

Francestown, NH Local Information
Francestown Police Dispatch: 911

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