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Canaan & Easton - Grafton County NH


I will be posting information on the 44 towns of Grafton county and also posting them to a Non-Profit fanGrafton County NHpage on facebook...If you have an event, or activity happening in Grafton County NH, I will be happy to publicize it . If you have a great photo taken anywhere in Grafton county and would like to share it , I'm running a photo contest till Labor Day - First prize is Dinner for two at Tony's Italian Grill in Thornton NH.







Canaan – Grafton County NH

Home to the Cardigan Mountain School, the Town’s largest employer it sits at the base of Mountain CardiganCanaan - Grafton County NH a very popular hike.  New Hampshire State Forest surrounds a large area of Canaan and there also are many cultural opportunities and historic destinations. Dartmouth College is 16 miles and Plymouth State University only 24 miles.

Population: 2001- 3,400  Land area is 5.5 square miles

Schools: Canaan Elementary (grades K-4); Indian River School (grades 5-8) Cardigan Mt. School (grades 6-9) and Mascoma Valley regional (grades 9-12)

Special Events: 8/6, 8/7, 8/8 Old Home Days; Every Tuesday through August at 7PM Concerts on the Green; Every Sunday through October 10 from 10AM-1PM Farmer’s Market.

Public Library

Town Boards: Selectman, Planning, Conservation Commission, Historic District Commission, Water Protection Committee.


Easton – Grafton County NH.


Comprised mainly of White Mountain National Forest, Easton has one of the smallest populations in the Easton - Grafton county NHWestern White Mountain. It gets some recent recognition as one of its native sons is world class skier- Bode Miller. There are many pretty streams, and broad valley at the foot of Kinsman Mt. There is a well known south wind that blows through known as the “Bungay Jar”.

Population: 256, land area: 31.2 square miles

Schools: SAU 35 Lafayette District- Lafayette Elementary (grades k-6) Profile Regional (grades 7-12)

Library: Public Library

Recreation: Fishing Wild Ammonoosuc River, snowmobiling, camping in several area campgrounds, X-C skiing, hiking.

Special Events: 4th July Parade and Old Home Days together with Franconia, Town Holiday party in December.

Town Boards: Selectmen, Planning, Zoning, Conservation Commission.


 Please feel free to contact me for more information on the Towns of Grafton County.




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Comment balloon 4 commentsSteve Loynd • July 30 2010 11:29PM
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