Towns – Orford

Orford, New Hampshire 03777

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Orford NHDartmouth Lake Sunapee region community Orford NHFirst called Number 7 in a line of Connecticut River fort towns, this town was named for Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford, and England’s first Prime Minister. Orford NH Town HallAn original grantee was General Israel Morey, whose son Samuel discovered a way to separate hydrogen from oxygen in water, using the knowledge to develop the first marine steam engine. The first steamboat was demonstrated on the river at Orford.

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Incorporated: 1761
County: Grafton
Orford, NH Population:
2010: 1,237

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.5418
Longitude: -72.0815

Orford, NH Local Information
Orford Police Dispatch: 911

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