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West Swanzey
Cheshire County, New Hampshire

03446, 03469

Page Contents for West Swanzey, New Hampshire

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Community events.

Statistics & Facts

The New Hampshire state capital is Concord.
The population of West Swanzey is approximately 1,055 (1990), 1308 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 456 (1990), 581 (2010).
The amount of land area in West Swanzey is 6.618 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.047 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Swanzey to Washington DC is 375 miles.
The distance to the New Hampshire state capital is 47 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Swanzey is positioned 42.87 degrees north of the equator and 72.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southwest New Hampshire
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History & History Related Items

Here is a good history page for the Swanzey area.
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West Swanzey is one of five villages in the Town of Swanzey

Swanzey Lake is a glacier formed, clear water lake. Fed by streams and springs it covers about 117 acres in the southwest corner of the state.

Here is a page about the old West Swanzey Covered Bridge built in 1832.
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West Swanzey City Government

West Swanzey is a villge. It is part of the Town of Swanzey which also includes the villages of Swanzey Center, East Swanzey, North Swanzey and Westport. This is the website for the Town of Swanzey

West Swanzey Community Events

July - each year
Swanzey Old Home Day
An Annual Event since 1877!
Place: Swanzey Center, New Hampshire
Time: 9am through the day
Sponsored by: Town of Swanzey
Swanzey's Old Home Day is one of the oldest in New England, beginning in 1877 as Old Home Day. Prior to that, it was known as Basket Picnic Day. This year's old Home Day is Sunday, July 16, 2000. Rain or Shine.
Rte. 32, Swanzey Center, N.H. just south of Keene.
Activities: 6th N.H. Civil War Re-enactment, Westmoreland Town Band Concert, the Hobbs Family Trio, Annual Craft Fair, Annual Vintage Stock Car Show-Tractors & Engines, a Great Parade, Swanzey's DJ-John Arnone, Games for the Kids, Potash Bowl Church Service, Firemen's Steak Fry, and the Season Finale of "The Old Homestead" play by Denman Thomspon.
Come and Enjoy a True New England Tradition in Historic Swanzey New Hampshire!

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