Towns – Northumberland

Northumberland, New Hampshire 03584

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

Northumberland NHGreat North Woods region community Northumberland NHThe town was first named Stonington in 1761, probably due to Governor Benning Wentworth’s shipbuilding interests in Stonington, Connecticut. It was renamed Northumberland in honor of Hugh Smithson, first Duke of Northumberland. The Duke’s son, James Smithson, is remembered for leaving a legacy of more than a half million dollars for the founding of the Smithsonian Institution. Most of Northumberland’s residents live in the village of Groveton.

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Incorporated: 1779
County: Coos
Northumberland, NH Population:
2010: 2,288

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 44.3348
Longitude: -71.3331

Northumberland, NH Local Information
Northumberland Police Dispatch: 911

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