Cheshire County, NH

CHESHIRE COUNTY, situated at the southwest corner of New Hampshire, on the easterly side of Connecticut river. Area, 442 square miles. Face of the country mountainous and hilly; soil generally rocky, but productive and well watered. Seat of justice, Keene. Pop. in 1820, 45,376; in 1830, 27,016; in 1840, 26,429; in 1850, 28,344. (Fanning's, 1853)

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Containing Unit
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Hinsdale, NH City or Town
Keene, NH City or Town
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