Chandler's Purchase, New Hampshire facts for kids

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Coordinates: 44°16′01″N 71°21′49″W / 44.26694°N 71.36361°W / 44.26694; -71.36361 Chandler's Purchase is a township located in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. It was granted by Commissioner Willey to Jeremiah Chandler of Conway in 1835 for $300 and contained about 10,000 acres (40 km2). As of the 2010 census, the purchase had a total population of 0.

In New Hampshire, locations, grants, townships (which are different from towns), and purchases are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited).

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the purchase has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2). None of the area is covered by water other than by streams such as the Ammonoosuc River, which flows through the purchase. The highest point is the summit of Mount Eisenhower, at 4,780 feet (1,460 m) above sea level.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 15
Est. 2015 0
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there are no people living in the purchase.


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