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Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The New Hampshire state capital is Concord.
The population of Hancock is approximately 1,604 (1990), 204 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 467 (1990), 101 (2010).
Hancock is positioned 42.98 degrees north of the equator and 71.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the Lowell, MA-NH area. In the Madonack region and it is near Peterborough
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seasonal. Here is a weather page for Hancock.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Hancock. Take a look at this history paper on Hancock. Also check this Hancock, New Hampshire Website for more history information as well as pictures, links and general information. This is a great history page

Hancock was founded early in our nation's history during the Revolutionary War. Hancock has remained much the same through the centuries. While many other areas will designate a historical village or area, the whole town of Hancock is one. Every building is listed on the National registry of Historical places.

Once part of Peterborough, Hancock broke off in 1779. The new town was named for John Hancock, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, who also happened to own some acreage in town.
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The incorporation of Hancock



Hancock is a popular tourist town with a lake

The Hancock Historical Society and Museum
Main Street
Hancock, NH 03449
Phone: 603.525.9379
The museum is open on Wednesdays and Sundays, July - August, and other times by appointment.
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Hancock City Government

The town of Hancock

Hancock Town Selectman
27 Depot Rd
Hancock, NH 03449-5306
Phone: 603-525-4441

Hancock Libraries

Hancock Town Library
25 Main St
Hancock, NH 03449-5321
Phone: 603-525-4411

Hancock Schools

Hancock Elementary School
Main St
Hancock, NH 03449
Phone: 603-525-3303

Contoocook Valley School District Hancock


The population of Hancock was:
1840 - 1,300
1990 - 1,604

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