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Coordinates: 44°15′30″N 71°15′18″W / 44.25833°N 71.255°W / 44.25833; -71.255

2016-09-03 17 17 55 View eastbound down the Mount Washington Auto Road at about mile 1.0 (about 2020 feet above sea level) in Pinkham's Grant Township, Coos County, New Hampshire
A small portion of the Mount Washington Auto Road passes through Pinkham's Grant.

Pinkham's Grant is a township located in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, the grant had a total population of 9.

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 grant has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all of it land. The highest point in the grant is 3,050 feet (930 m) above sea level along Wildcat Ridge on the grant's eastern boundary. The grant occupies the center of Pinkham Notch, a major pass in the White Mountains.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 8
1900 4 −50.0%
1930 9
1940 10 11.1%
1950 17 70.0%
1960 15 −11.8%
1970 16 6.7%
1980 30 87.5%
1990 11 −63.3%
2010 9
Est. 2015 9 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 9 people living in the grant.

Recreation

The base of Wildcat Mountain Ski Area is located in Pinkham's Grant. A short stretch of the Mount Washington Auto Road also passes through the township.


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