New Hampshire Counties - Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods, Maps & Data


New Hampshire has 10 counties, all of which are active; however, they only provide a few services.  Each county is governed by a board of commissioners.

There are 260 county subdivisions in New Hampshire known as minor civil divisions (MCDs). There are 222 towns with functioning, but not necessarily active governments, each governed by a board of selectmen.  One of the towns, Livermore town in Grafton County, is inactive.  There are six townships in Coos County, which are nonfunctioning nongovernmental subdivisions of the county.  There are also four locations, six purchases, eight grants, and one undefined MCD that is constituted of water area.  In addition, New Hampshire has 13 incorporated places which are independent of their county subdivisions, functioning as county subdivision equivalents.

New Hampshire Counties - Populated Places in 10 Counties

Also see County: Census Data | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | ZIP Codes | Land, Farms, & Ranches


New Hampshire Counties Synopsis

The New Hampshire Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 10 New Hampshire Counties.

Also see New Hampshire County: ZIP Codes | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | Census Data | Land, Farms, & Ranches

Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.

Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.

The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.

The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.