Towns – Tamworth

Tamworth, New Hampshire 03886

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Tamworth NHLakes region community Tamworth NHTamworth, New Hampshire was granted in 1766. This Carroll county town was named in honor of Admiral Washington Shirley, Viscount Tamworth, a close friend of Governor Benning Wentworth. The Admiral’s daughter, Selina Shirley, was instrumental in the founding of Dartmouth College. Tamworth includes the villages of Chocorua, Wonalancet, and Whittier. Mount Whittier in Ossipee, like the village, was named for poet John Greenleaf Whittier. Tamworth and the surrounding villages and place names include; Bennett Corners, Chocorua, Pequawket, and South Tamworth. The Tamworth Pit is one of the largest gravel and sand pits in New Hampshire.

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Incorporated: 1766
County: Carroll
Tamworth, NH Population:
2010: 2,856

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.5134
Longitude: -71.1546

Tamworth, NH Local Information
Tamworth Police Dispatch: 911

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