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Wakefield

Wakefield has three census designated places (CDPs) Union, Sanbornville, and Wakefield.

Brookfield

Brookfield is home to the former Moose Mountain ski area, which is now open for disc golf, tubing and snowmobiling.

Middleton

The town of Middleton's Old Town Hall was built in 1848 and is on the State Register of Historic Places. Middleton recently received Land and Community Heritage Investment Program funds to renovate this historic building.

New Durham

The New Durham Town Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 and was featured on NH Chronicle in December 2012.

Farmington

The town of Farmington's name is derived from their beginnings as an agricultural community.

Milton

Milton is home to the New Hampshire Farm Museum. The museum includes both the historic Jones Farm and Plummer homestead which date back to the 1770s.

Strafford

Strafford has an extensive network of trails including the Isinglass River Conservation Reserve, and trails within the Strafford Town Forest.

Rochester

The Rochester Opera House was built in 1878 and is now part of City Hall. Today the opera House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Barrington

The town of Barrington is located within four different sub-watersheds including the Lamprey River, Oyster River, Bellamy River, and the Cocheco River.

Northwood

Home of the first NH Turnpike, Northwood's Route 4 now has earned the name Antique Alley for the abundance of antique shops lining the highway.

Somersworth

The City of Somersworth has the smallest area of the thirteen cities in New Hampshire.

Rollinsford

Rollinsford is home to The Mills at Salmon Falls, which date back to the 1800s. Now this building is filled with over 100 artists who use the space as studio space, as well as the Town Library.

Dover

Dover was settled in 1623 as the first settlement in New Hampshire and the seventh settlement in the United States.

Madbury

The town of Madbury was named after the English home of Sir Francis Champernowne, who was the nephew of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, proprietor of what is now the state of Maine. His home, Modbury, was changed to the town's current name, Madbury.

Nottingham

Nottingham is home to Pawtuckaway State Park. Pawtuckaway offers trails, swimming, fishing, camping, among many other recreational amenities and activities.

Lee

Lee is home to the Lee Speedway, which in a 3/8 mile paved oval track and holds multiple racing series during their season.

Durham

Durham is home to the University of New Hampshire, a land, sea and space grant university founded in 1866.

Newmarket

Newmarket has proudly embraced the tradition of installing a fishing weir on the Lamprey River for over 55 years. This fishing wear consists of stakes installed in the mud from which nets are hung to catch fish.