I will be posting information on the 44 towns of Grafton county and also posting them to a Non-Profit fanpage 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 Cardigan 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.
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 Western 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.