Towns – Thornton

Thornton, New Hampshire 03223

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

Thornton NHWhite Mountain region community Thornton NHWelcome to Thornton, New Hampshire. Chartered in 1763, this town was named for Dr. Matthew Thornton, a grant given to him in return for his service as surgeon in the Pepperell expedition. Dr. Thornton, whose practice was in Merrimack, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, a justice of the Superior Court, speaker of the House of Representatives, member of the State Senate, delegate to the Continental Congress, and president of the state following the Revolutionary War.

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Incorporated: 1763
County: Grafton
Thornton, NH Population:
2010: 2,490

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.5334
Longitude: -71.4033

Thornton, NH Local Information
Thornton Police Dispatch: 911

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